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Cyber Insurance: Get What You Pay For              

by Fisher Phillips on

Due to the increasing number of successful and attempted cyber-attacks and increased government scrutiny surrounding protection of confidential information, companies cannot ignore the various risks associated with potential...more

Yet another Target settlement highlights data breach costs

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In what appears to be the closing act of the saga that is the Target data breach, on May 23 the retailer announced it had reached a settlement agreement with a coalition of 47 states’ attorneys general. Pursuant to the...more

HHS Releases Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Report

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its “Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry,” which is the culmination of a year-long effort on behalf of the Cybersecurity Task...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - May 2017

In this edition of our Privacy and Cybersecurity Update, we take a look at the Trump administration's executive order outlining its cybersecurity plans, Acting FTC Chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen's comments on the possible...more

Incident Response: The Increasing Risks to Corporate Legal Departments

The consequences of a data breach reached new heights last week when Yahoo announced the resignation of its General Counsel in response to a series of security incidents the company suffered. A more fulsome explanation of...more

FTC Releases a Data Breach Response Guide For Business

by Snell & Wilmer on

Data breaches are fast becoming a fact of life. Experiencing a data breach is never a pleasant experience, regardless of how it happens – by accident, by criminal intent, or by system failure. Someone steals a company...more

School Districts to Undergo Cybersecurity Audit

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway recently announced plans to conduct cybersecurity audits of five school districts. Coinciding with National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the audits are intended to reveal how school...more

Data Breaches Are Not Academic: Colleges and Universities Should Take Appropriate Steps To Avoid or at Least Minimize Their...

by Reed Smith on

Data breaches at colleges and universities are on the rise. These institutions are targets because their networks have access to a large amount of private information, including educational and medical records, as well as...more

Be Alert Asia Pacific: Employment Law Newsletter: Top Tips for Employers: Cyber Risks and Fraud

by DLA Piper on

Cyber risk is becoming a growing concern amongst businesses and institutions. Data breaches and hacking have been problematic among some sectors, predominantly financial services, for some time. These risks are now often...more

Cyber Attackers Reach Anthem, Health Care Providers Seen As Vulnerable

by Cozen O'Connor on

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

The Anthem Data Breach: The Fallout and What’s Next

By now (unless you have been under a snow drift), you have likely heard about the apparent intrusion into a database at the nation’s largest health insurer, Anthem, Inc. Rather than reiterate the facts as currently known...more

Cybersecurity Attack on Anthem, Inc. Highlights the Cybersecurity Risks for All Companies Handling Electronic Medical Records

by Cozen O'Connor on

Health care providers, insurers and all who handle information on their behalf were put on notice last week that cybersecurity must be a high priority for their organizations. ...more

C-Suite – Changing Tack on the Sea of Data Breach?

by McDermott Will & Emery on

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

Dealing with High Risk Data

by Morris James LLP on

When people think of high risk data, most think of Personal Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information as it relates to HIPAA and the health care industry, but Steve Shebest’s very informative article “High...more

NIST Proposes Privacy Control Roadmap For Organizations

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

In an age in which safeguarding the privacy of a person’s information is becoming increasingly challenging, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) encourages organizations to devote time and resources to...more

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