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Premera Blue Cross revealed Tuesday it was hit by a sophisticated cyber attack potentially exposing personal data for approximately 11 million of its members including members, employees and others with whom it does business,...more
State legislatures are not waiting for Congressional action on a national data breach notification standard.
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Setting a new standard for encryption, New Jersey has enacted a new law (P.L. 2014, c. 88, codified at N.J. Stat. Ann. §§ 56:8-196 - 56:8-198) effective August 1, 2015, requiring health insurance carriers authorized to issue...more
Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, announced last Wednesday that it had been attacked by cyber hackers and that personal information for as many as 80 million individuals had been compromised....more
On February 9, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) released a Report on Cyber Security in the Insurance Sector (Report), summarizing the results of a survey completed by 43 insurers about their cybersecurity...more
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Anthem Blue Cross, one of the nation’s largest health insurance providers, announced last week that it was the target of a cyber-attack in which attackers gained unauthorized access to its IT systems and records....more
The country awoke to what seems to be a common occurrence now: another corporation struck by a massive data breach. This time it was Anthem, the country’s second largest health insurer, in a breach initially estimated to...more
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Gov. Chris Christie has signed into law S. 562, which, as its title states, “Requires health insurance carriers to encrypt certain information.”
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Reflecting the continued regulatory focus on cyber risks, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Sarah Raskin has some advice for banks: buy cyber insurance. Speaking at the Texas Bankers’ Association...more
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