By Arshad Noor – The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit-card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reason—Read More
By Art Gross – Avoiding the inevitable does not make it go away. Healthcare patients choose a provider based on the quality of care. In addition to that, the public will generally assume that their private information is safeguarded and not something that they need to…
By Art Gross – Every day in my newsfeed I’m alerted to yet another compromise to patient information. The headline isn’t always the attention-grabbing ones that we see when major credit companies or big-box retailers are exposed.
By Chris Bowen – While the Capital One data breach was not targeted at the healthcare industry, characteristics of the attack have sadly become commonplace in health systems throughout the world.
By Art Gross – Quest Diagnostics, one of the country’s largest blood testing providers announced that nearly 12 million patients may have had their sensitive information compromised in a data breach.
By Art Gross – The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has announced a settlement with Touchstone Medical Imaging for their potential violations of HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules.
By Art Gross – Inmediata Health Group, Corp., a provider of clearinghouse services, software, and business processing solutions to health plans, hospitals, IPAs, and independent physicians recently announced a security incident affecting some customer data.
By Matt Fisher – 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 in some instances.
By Art Gross – Data breaches are extremely common as technology continues to advance. Of those breaches, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are a favored target for cybercriminals. In fact, more than 70% of attacks target small businesses, according to…