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Privacy Tip #136 – September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Scam

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is alerting consumers this week that imposters are calling people saying they are from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), and telling them that they may be eligible for...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2018 #3

Inogen, which manufactures portable oxygen devices, has alerted the Securities and Exchange Commission in a recent filing that it is notifying 30,000 individuals that their personal information was compromised when a hacker...more

Manufacturing Sector Getting Hit with Cyber-Attacks: Portable Oxygen Device Manufacturer Notifies 30,000 Patients of Breach

Inogen, which manufactures portable oxygen devices, has alerted the Securities and Exchange Commission in a recent filing that it is notifying 30,000 individuals that their personal information was compromised when a hacker...more

HHS Warns Healthcare Organizations About SamSam Ransomware

The health care industry continues to get hammered by SamSam ransomware attacks, to the point that the Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC) has issued...more

Privacy Tip #135 – Cybersecurity Spring Cleaning Tips

Here’s a great idea offered by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Better Business Bureau: while you are doing your spring cleaning, don’t forget to do a digital spring cleaning too—that is, your computer, cellphone...more

Manufacturing Sector Getting Hit With Cyber-Attacks: Portable Oxygen Device Manufacturer Notifies 30,000 Patients Of Breach

Inogen, which manufactures portable oxygen devices, has alerted the Securities and Exchange Commission in a recent filing that it is notifying 30,000 individuals that their personal information was compromised when a hacker...more

Privacy Tip #134 – Question: How are Online Quizzes Beneficial to Me?

Many readers know that it would be a cold day in H-E-Double Hockey Sticks (Go Bruins!) that I have in the past or ever in the future will take an online quiz. Why on earth would anyone do that? ...more

Busy Data Breach Week

Unfortunately, it was another busy data breach week. Here’s a summary of the major ones. Delta Airlines admitted in a statement that the payment card data of several hundred thousand customers may have been compromised by...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2018 #2

Pipeline Companies Targeted by Cyber-Attacks - Reports show that U.S. energy companies reported more than 350 cybersecurity incidents to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security between 2011 and 2015. Pipeline companies...more

Outcome Health Settles TCPA Class Action Suit

Ever notice the flatscreen TVs and tablets in your doctor’s office that run different health related and wellness stories? Many of them are provided to the providers by Outcome Health, which installs free TVs and tablets in...more

New Jersey AG Fines Virtua Medical Group $418,000 for Data Breach Caused by Vendor

The New Jersey Attorney General announced this week that it has fined Virtua Medical Group, which is comprised of more than 50 medical practices in New Jersey for failing to protect the privacy of 1,650 patients when their...more

Pipeline Companies Targeted by Cyber-Attacks

Reports show that U.S. energy companies reported more than 350 cybersecurity incidents to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security between 2011 and 2015. Pipeline companies are included in that statistic....more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2018

On the heels of the ransomware that had the City of Atlanta scrambling last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of “NYC Secure,” a free mobile app that will alert New York City residents of...more

NYC Secure Gives New Yorkers Tool to Protect Their Smartphones

On the heels of the ransomware that had the City of Atlanta scrambling last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of “NYC Secure,” a free mobile app that will alert New York City residents of suspicious activity...more

South Dakota Beats Alabama in Passage of Data Breach Notification Law

We previously noted last month that only two states had not enacted a data breach notification law to date—South Dakota and Alabama....more

Privacy Tip #133 My Students Teach Me

I have the privilege of teaching Privacy Law at Roger Williams University School of Law, one of the few law schools in the country to offer the course. This is the fourth year the course has been offered, and the students who...more

Energy Sector: Hit Hard and Worried

One only needs to read the headlines to understand that critical infrastructure in the U.S., including the energy sector, is an obvious target for malicious actors....more

NIST Issues Energy Sector Asset Management Project

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the energy sector relies on industrial control systems assets to “generate, view article transmit, and distribute power and to drill, produce, refine,...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - March 2018 #5

Power Company Fined for Contractor Copying Data to its Own Insecure Network - Vendor management continues to be a problem for all industries, but some are scarier than others. The North American Electric Reliability Corp....more

Power Company Fined for Contractor Copying Data to its Own Insecure Network

Vendor management continues to be a problem for all industries, but some are scarier than others. The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) recently provided notice to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...more

Privacy Tip #132 – Social Security Fraud

As our readers know, I am particularly interested in protecting our seniors from fraud. They continue to be a vulnerable population and unfortunately, here is another scam that makes me mad: social security fraud....more

Oregon Strengthens Data Breach Reporting Law

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed a new data breach reporting law (S. 1551) that toughens the state’s existing requirements. The new requirements include that companies are required to notify individuals within 45...more

Russians Continue to Attack U.S. Energy and Power Sectors

Late last week, a joint statement by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the Russian government has been behind an ongoing targeted campaign to penetrate U.S. power...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - March 2018 #4

Russians Continue to Attack U.S. Energy and Power Sectors - Late last week, a joint statement by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the Russian government has been...more

Privacy Tip #131 – Bryant University Women’s Summit Follow-Up

I was so honored to be a presenter at the Bryant Women’s Summit last week. It is always an incredible event and I enjoy attending every year. ...more

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