By Nathan White According to the recently released North Carolina Attorney General Security Breach Report, nearly 5,337,154 North Carolinians were impacted by security breaches in 2017. The Report highlights several trends data protection specialists and North Carolina businesses should take into consideration.
The Office for Civil Rights within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OCR) is the federal agency tasked with enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA, as most folks reading this know, requires health care providers and other covered entities to protect the privacy and security of an individual’s protected … Continue reading
by Privacy & Data Security Member Karin McGinnis
by Associate Breana Jeter The end of 2015 represented a mixed bag for the Federal Trade Commission on privacy enforcement. In November, the FTC’s Chief Administrative Law Judge dismissed the FTC’s complaint against LabMD for a possible data breach of 1,718 patients’ insurance claim information. The patient’s sensitive information was discovered on peer-to-peer software by a data security … Continue reading
I’ve been holding my breath waiting for the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Chicago in the Allen v. City of Chicago overtime collective action before giving you a blog post on this case. The trial concluded almost two months ago. Because I am starting to turn blue, and because … Continue reading