The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear its panel’s decision regarding the release of mugshots under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Cross-device tracking is a hot new issue for regulators.
The day before Thanksgiving, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced its first settlement involving a reported data breach implicating security of medical devices used in the hospital setting.
Under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), operators of certain websites, mobile applications, and other online services must provide parents notice and obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under the age of 13 online.
New York Department of Financial Services Sets Forth Extensive Cybersecurity Regulatory Framework Proposal
On November 9, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a letter to the members of the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC) detailing a new cybersecurity framework proposal for “covered entities,” or financial institutions regulated by NYDFS.
Just before Thanksgiving, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (“Lahey”), a non-profit teaching hospital located in Burlington, Massachusetts, agreed to pay $850,000 for a breach of unsecured electronic protected health information (“ePHI”).
No year comes to a close without lists of “the top 10″ or “the best of.”
It is Cyber Monday. All through the house goes the click of a mouse buying presents to be placed under the tree.
The French CNIL Officially Requires the Use of EU Model Clauses As a Quick Fix for Businesses Impacted by the Recent Safe Harbor Ruling of CJEU
On 19 November, the CNIL released an article in order to provide companies impacted by the recent CJEU ruling on invalidation of Safe Harbor with guidance on the next steps.
Communications Compliance: Are Messaging Applications Leaving Your Organization Vulnerable to HIPAA Liability?
Messaging applications are popular tools to facilitate communication and workflow in healthcare settings—increasingly so as smart phones, tablets and other mobile mediums continue to penetrate the market.