SAIC Faces Class Action Over Tricare Data Breach

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 2:56 PM EDT) -- Science Applications International Corp., the contractor that transports data for the U.S. military's Tricare health care program, was sued Thursday in Florida by a class of Tricare beneficiaries who said they were among the nearly five million whose personal information was stolen in a recent data breach.

The suit was launched in response to the Sept. 13 theft of computer tapes containing highly sensitive information from an SAIC employee's car. Along with Social Security numbers, the tapes contained names, addresses, lab test information, diagnoses, treatment information,...
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