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Responding to and Preventing Healthcare Data Breaches

In this video our resident healthcare privacy and cybersecurity authority, Reece Hirsch, discusses data breaches caused by cyberattacks and other incidents that are an increasingly common worry for in-house counsel. Read more detail on Recent Administrative Law posts – Justia … Continue reading

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Privacy Breaches: The Question of When, Not If

In recent years, a spate of high-profile privacy breaches have made it increasingly clear to consumers and regulators that businesses must take stronger precautions in safeguarding user data and protecting privacy rights. These incidents have become so common that for … Continue reading

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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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