PsyGenics data leak relates to the client’s data sent by PsyGenics employee to their personal email in March 2020. Almost two month later PsyGenics confirmed the leak.
On March 24, 2020, a PsyGenics employee forwarded PsyGenics customer information contained within Excel spreadsheets to their personal email address without authorization. The company discovered it on March 25, 2020, as part of a regular security review.
Although treatment notes or similar information were not included, the disclosed information contained data on PsyGenics clients:
- their name,
- diagnosis code,
- appointment time and provider name.
PsyGenics confirmed the data leak on May 18, 2020. The company sent notice letters to affected individuals. PsyGenics reminds to be vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud, to review account statements credit reports, and explanation of benefits forms for suspicious activity and report any suspicious activity immediately to their insurance company, health care provider, or financial institution.