Why Cyber Security?
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Polsinelli Podcast - HIPAA Changes Overview
Ted Hester on Congressional Investigations
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
In This Issue:
- Staying in Compliance While Giving or Receiving Electronic Health Record Systems
- When Donations Cross the Line
- House Bill 296 Signed into Law to Increase Access to Epinephrine Autoinjectors...more
Details from Each Chamber:
The House moved through the Calendar this week, focusing much of their time debating H. 4223, the "South Carolina Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act". The bill, which bans...more
The ”hits” to data bases, in any event. Here is a rundown of some of the most recent data breach reports –
Oregon Health & Science University Data Breach Compromises 3,000 Patients’ Records in the Cloud.
The U.S. Department of Education recently revised the federal regulations under the I.D.E.A., Part B, relating to parental consent to access Medicaid. On June 13, 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary...more
The HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced a $400,000 settlement with Idaho State University (ISU) following a lengthy investigation of the privacy and security practices at ISU outpatient clinics. In addition to...more
Presumably at this point HIPAA, HITECH and the Omnibus Regulation have been published, digested and everyone is in full compliance with the requirements that have been set forth....more
Idaho State University (ISU) was recently the target of an investigation and enforcement action for violations of the privacy and security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)....more
The Omnibus Rule went into effect on March 26, 2013. While covered entities and business associates have until Sept. 23, 2013, to comply with new restrictions and obligations, they can take advantage of the rule’s benefits...more
On November 23, 2011, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law “An Act Relative to Gender Identity” (Chapter 199 of the Acts of 2011). It went into effect on July 1, 2012,
amending M.G.L. ch. 76, § 5 to prohibit discrimination...more
In This Issue:
- SPECIAL EDITION ON THE HIPAA OMNIBUS FINAL RULE PART I
- REVISIONS TO THE RULES ON BREACH NOTIFICATION
- FINAL RULE REQUIRES GROUP HEALTH PLANS AND PROVIDERS TO UPDATE THEIR NOTICE OF PRIVACY...more
The new electronic signature process for the authorization to disclose information to the Social Security Administration (Form SSA-827) is scheduled to begin April 21, 2012. The process was developed to comply with the laws...more
In This Issue:
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA & FERPA in Schools; Does your School Really "Own" its Intellectual Property? And, Upcoming Statutory Deadlines.
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA &...more
THE HEALTH INFORMATION PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT: HIPAA- A CHECKLIST TO PREPARE YOU FACILITY OR OFFICE....more
AMENDMENT REQUEST FOR MEDICAL RECORDS....more
The importance of advanced directives are covered from the definition to living wills,durable power of attorney and more.The AD is one of the single most important decision you will ever make in your lifetime so it needs to...more
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