On July 4, 2013, the European Parliament adopted new EU legislation to fight cyber crime. The Directive on attacks against information systems (the “Directive”) (see the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ report tabled for plenary), together with the launch of the European Cybercrime Centre and the adoption of the EU cybersecurity strategy, will strengthen the EU’s overall response to cyber crime and contribute to improving cybersecurity for all EU citizens.
In 1999, 86.4% of the U.S. population had health insurance coverage. In 2011, 84.3% had health insurance coverage. Between 1999 and 2011, the number of people with health insurance increased from 239.1 million to 260.2 million, but coverage did not keep pace with population growth. Private insurance coverage has decreased from 202 million people to 197 million.
Eliza Kern (@elizakern) of GigaOm wrote yesterday that data is the reason LinkedIn wants to be a media company.
The Parade of PHI Security Breaches: with a New Large Breach, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Marches Again
For the second time in less than 2 ½ years, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (the “FSSA”) has suffered a large breach of protected health information (“PHI”) as the result of actions of a business associate (“BA”).
Before Contracting to Lease Commercial Space, Be Sure to Protect the Property Against Potential Liens
Under a new regulation on the notification of personal data breaches, providers of publicly available electronic communication services must provide notices to authorities of breaches within 24 hours.
The Honourable Justice D.M. Brown – who is known for writing decisions that often feature critiques of the justice system – is at it again.
I am frequently asked questions like these on Mentoring…