Tag Archives: HIPAA Breach

Preparing for the Worst, or the New Inevitable

With the number of cyberttacks focusing on healthcare for purposes ranging from destruction of data to impersonating a physician or other clinician to just taking data, it is truer than ever that a successful attack is only a matter of … Continue reading

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Ignore HIPAA At Your Own Peril

After a lull in enforcement actions concerning HIPAA, the Office for Civil Rights re-entered the fray with a $3,000,000 bang. The settlement announced on May 6, 2019, imposes a significant fine after widespread non-compliance was found by OCR. As with … Continue reading

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Tick Tock: When Is a Data Breach Notice Needed?

Notice of a new data breach is posted at least once a day. A frequent feature of many notices is the disclosure that the conduct giving rise to the breach happened months earlier, with the delay sometimes going into years … Continue reading

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