Nevada Marijuana Facility’s Web Portal Breached

data-breaches-notificationThe web portal of a Medical Marijuana facility in Nevada was breached compromising employee information.

What type of information? Social security numbers and dates of birth of individuals with medical marijuana agent cards, such as employees and owners of medical marijuana establishments

What happened?  A flaw in the state’s website portal made the data accessible on the site.

What was the response?  The entire portal has been taken down by the state’s Division of Public Behavioural Health (DPBH) and the DPBH IT staff are working with State IT staff to investigate the breach. Those affected are being contacted and advised on appropriate further action.

 

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