2008 Winner Profile

California Department of Health Care Services

Project Description:
California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) deployed comprehensive encryptionfrom hard drives to laptops to data in transitto protect information about patients in state-funded healthcare programs. The encryption policy has set the standard for California state government. Since the policy was implemented, DHCS claims that although it has lost laptops it has not experienced any data breaches.
Project type:
Security
Business Functions:
Customer Service/Support, IT Operations
Business Goal:
Security or Regulatory
CEO:
Sandra Shewry, Director
Headquarters:
Sacramento, Calif.
Industry:
Health Care
Revenue (2007):
$37 million
Website:
www.dhcs.ca.gov
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