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Recent Developments in Cybersecurity….What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

Criminal masterminds are constantly re-envisioning their weapon of choice. International cyberattacks perpetuated through the use of leaked nation-state cyber tools, shaped many security discussions in 2018, but a new year consistently brings forth new challenges and lessons to learn. With the recent implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection

Privacy Policy in a Time of Change

What a difference a year makes.

In early 2018, the biggest concern for the consumer-facing online ecosystem was probably the then-impending launch of the GDPR. Today, GDPR compliance seems like the least of our worries. California’s “Consumer Privacy Act” takes effect in 10 months, and other states are considering similar

“Copycat CCPA” Bills Introduced in States Across Country

Privacy has been a hot topic for state legislatures in the first month of the year. Legislators in nine states have introduced draft bills that would impose broad obligations on businesses to provide consumers with transparency and control of personal data. If passed, these laws will impact nearly any type

Washington Privacy Act, as Introduced in the Washington Legislature: A Rapid Q&A

Following in the footsteps of California, members of the Washington state legislature introduced the Washington Privacy Act (“WPA”) last month, which would regulate businesses that collect, use, and share the personal data of Washington residents. The WPA is modeled largely on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) rather

Avoiding Critical Security Risk Analysis Mistakes

Originally published in HealthCareInfoSecurity.com

Avoiding Critical Security Risk Analysis Mistakes: Adam Greene Offers Insights on HIPAA Risk Assessments

Healthcare organizations and their business associates must be careful to avoid making mistakes with their HIPAA security risk analysis in case they ever undergo a compliance review or breach investigation by federal

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Turning Good Information Security Into Good HIPAA Compliance

Attending HIMSS 2019 in Orlando next week? Don’t Miss Adam Greene’s session: Turning Good Information Security Into Good HIPAA Compliance

It may seem odd, but you can have a robust, mature information security program but terrible compliance. In fact, recent HIPAA audits revealed exactly that for organizations that had

More Data Please! Privacy Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

The American Health Lawyers Association Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute will be held in San Antonio from Feb 4-6, 2019.

In-depth breakout sessions at the Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute will focus on legal challenges faced by physicians and their counsel, the legal challenges faced by hospitals and health systems

Mental world of human concept.Webinar: Emerging Legal and Policy Issues in Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
1-2 p.m.

Adoption of applications powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is skyrocketing. Customer service, operations, and internal company initiatives leveraging AI are prevalent in our lives today. Voice-enabled smart assistants, bot-enabled customer service, autonomous vehicles and machines, and much more. Join this panel of in-house and

Isometric big data storage and cloud computing computer service on lines. Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology vector illustrationTop 5 CCPA Questions to Ask Right Now

With just under a year left to ensure compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), organizations may be tempted to think there is ample time to assess their exposure to the new law and the potential impact on their business applications. The CCPA, however, represents a dramatic shift in

Executive watching video lecture online in a barSweeping New Compliance Obligations: The CCPA’s Impact on Financial Services

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted earlier this year, will drive class action lawsuits for information breaches as well as impose sweeping new compliance obligations on financial services companies doing business in California. The CCPA has been called the U.S. GDPR; but while some of its requirements are similar,

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