Looking at Police-Community Relations Through the Lens of Body-Worn Cameras

By | Inside Privacy | December 19, 2014

As protests have continued across the nation in the wake of back-to-back decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict white police officers for their involvement in the deaths of unarmed black citizens, civil rights advocates, along with state leaders and the federal government, are exploring measures to better relationships between law enforcement and communities of color. 

Oregon Breach Notification Law Changes On the Horizon

Oregon Breach Notification Law Changes On the Horizon

On December 10, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum testified in front of the joint Oregon Senate and House Judiciary Committee on the evolving nature of not only data collection and use, but also on cybersecurity incidents and hacking, and the need to amend the Oregon data breach notification law to provide enforcement authority to the state Department of Justice.

Hospital Pays Six Figures to Settle Data Breach Enforcement Suit

By | Antitrust Law Source | December 19, 2014
Hospital Pays Six Figures to Settle Data Breach Enforcement Suit

At the end of last month, Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) settled a data breach lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts Attorney General related to the 2012 theft of a physician’s laptop. Under a consent decree entered on Nov. 20, 2014, BIDMC agreed to pay $100,000 and to take a number of steps to ensure future compliance with state and federal data security laws.