As my readers well know, I have a habit of commenting on data security matters. And while some may claim I am overly concerned with the topic, I have a feeling that the 4.2 million patients who recently found out their personal information had been swiped might disagree.

SC Magazine has reported that at least some of those individuals affected by a data breach at Sutter Health have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Northern California-based company. The suit, filed in Sacramento Superior Court, claims that the company was negligent in securing its computer systems and in notifying victims about the incident.

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