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Credit Card breaches can be HIPAA Breaches

As Baylor Scott & White-Frisco (a joint venture between BSWH and USPI) is finding out, a credit card breach is also a HIPAA breach if it's connected to a HIPAA covered entity.  The incident is similar to one that happened … Continue reading

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Law Firm Data Breaches: Prevention and Mediation

News stories of high-profile data breaches capture the public’s attention. Huge troves of data at retailers, financial institutions and web services fall victim to theft and ransomware. But are smaller companies, like the majority of law firms, vulnerable to data … Continue reading

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In the news: Breaches!

SUNY Upstate in Syracuse notifies a couple thousand patients of an "employee behaving badly."  Definitely a lot of that going around. The healthcare.gov breach continues in "investigation" mode.  Really, folks, how hard can this be?  I wouldn't expect OIG to … Continue reading

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New Developments in the Law on Data Breaches

In what it called “one of the latest setbacks for the social-media giant,” the Wall Street Journal reported on October 17, 2008, that Facebook believes that the hackers who recently gained access to the private information of 30 million Facebook … Continue reading

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Recent Florida Federal Court Decision Reaffirms “Publication” Requirement for CGL Coverage for Data Breaches

By Eric Stern and Andrew Lipkowitz  As an update to our New York Law Journal Article from March 5, 2018, a recent decision from the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, reaffirms the rule (followed by several other courts), … Continue reading

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