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71% of US federal agencies have reported Cybersecurity breaches!

Darkreading.com reported that “Federal agencies must protect sensitive data and both thwart bad guys hunting for citizens’ private data and nation-state hackers with their own agendas — in addition to grappling with perennial underfunding, understaffing, and antiquated systems that commercial … Continue reading

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How to Report Data Breaches Below Supplementary Laws

Upcoming data auspices the legislation GDPR identifies a infringement of the particular personal files sin in the with the manner in imitation in the same way as way. According to the law, the breach of data safety which may lead … Continue reading

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Employers Can Be Vicariously Liable for Employee Data Breaches

The United Kingdom High Court recently issued a landmark liability judgment against the supermarket, Morrisons, following a data breach caused by a rogue employee (Various Claimants v. WM Morrisons Supermarket [2017] EWHC3113 (QB]). Similar results have been reached in the … Continue reading

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How Law Firms Can Learn From 2017’s Data Breaches

Cybersecurity was a main focus for many businesses in 2017, after the massive data breach at Equifax. Preparation for cyber attacks in 2018 is now becoming a focal point to many business, including law firms. Law firms are especially vulnerable … Continue reading

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Healthcare Data Breaches: what is the magnitude of the problem?

Many of us that track the healthcare compliance space, especially after the HITECH Act and its corresponding emphasis on electronic health records (EHRs), have suspected that the potential for persistent breaches of PHI on the part covered entities and business … Continue reading

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