How to Respond to President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Since 2003, all but four states have enacted laws concerning data breaches and the protection of consumers’ personal information. This regulation of electronic data containing personal information and the protection of such...more
There’s no denying that the present-day Internet, while extraordinary, is increasingly scary. Cyber attacks of various types continue to escalate across the globe. As stated by one recent commentator: “Cybercrime is raging...more
Pro-actively drafting cybersecurity policies and protocols is like doing a will for yourself, or an employee manual for your company. The thought process is that there is nothing imminently pressing that requires me to think...more
Insurance is one important line of defense companies can use to protect against the potentially devastating costs of responding to cyber breaches. The following list gives examples of insurance coverage to consider when...more
Many insurers are now offering “cyber liability” or “cyber risk” policies designed to protect policyholders against electronic injuries that policyholders may either suffer themselves or cause to others. Most of these...more
In This Issue:
- Insurance Coverage Update: Reservation of Rights Letters
- Insurance Spotlight: Cyber Risks.
Federal enforcement of False Claims Act (FCA), Stark anti-kickback, and HIPAA/HITECH claims against healthcare companies continues to rise rapidly. FCA recoveries by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) exceeded $9.5 billion...more
How should business leaders respond to President Obama's executive order calling for a cybersecurity framework to protect the nation's critical infrastructure?
Culled from law firm analysis on JD Supra, here's an answer to...more
On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued an executive order detailing his plan to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity. In the Executive Order, President Obama notes that it is the policy of the United States to...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued, on January 17, 2013, its final omnibus rule modifying the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy and security rules as well...more
There has been a lot of discussion about the impact of Final Omnibus Rule modifying the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules as well as the breach notification rules...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued, on January 17, 2013, its Final Omnibus Rule modifying the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Privacy and Security Rules as well as...more
This is the second installment of our series on Cyber Risk: Are you Protected? This article highlights the top ten ways to manage cyber risk, including strategies for preventing a cyber breach, creating a response plan in the...more
As one calendar year ends and the next begins, it is natural to look back to take an inventory of lessons learned and to look forward in an attempt to implement such lessons. The year 2012 certainly had its fair share of...more
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