Theft or accidental loss of a laptop, thumb drive, or other device is “[t]he single most common way that protected health information is compromised.”
At the end of September, California Governor Jerry Brown approved six bills designed to enhance and expand California’s privacy laws.
With the headlines coming out seemingly daily about data breaches at companies, there’s a tendency to feel a bit overwhelmed with the problem.
Mobile Applications – Results of Global Study of Privacy Practices and Tips for Increasing Transparency
The Global Privacy Enforcement Network recently published the results of its second annual privacy enforcement survey or “sweep” which assessed the transparency of the privacy practices of popular mobile applications.
Not to be outdone by Florida, California has yet again amended its breach law and again in groundbreaking (yet confusing) fashion.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has increasingly focused on promoting cybersecurity because compromised medical devices can pose a risk to patient health as well as the confidentiality of personal medical information.
Yesterday, several big tech companies that offer educational and school services signed the “Student Privacy Pledge,” introduced by the Future of Privacy Forum (“FPF”) and The Software & Information Industry Association (“SIIA”) to safeguard student privacy as it relates to the collection, maintenance, and use of students’ personal information.
With data security breaches now a shockingly common part of modern life, businesses of all sizes are scrambling to bolster their defenses.
California Requires Identity Theft Protection for Data-Breached Customers
When you encounter a website or mobile app that requires you to log in or register, do you use your social media account to do so?