State legislatures are not waiting for Congressional action on a national data breach notification standard. Montana — Montana has amended its 10-year old breach notification law (see Mintz Matrix) to expand the definition of “personal information” and require notice to the state attorney general’s consumer protection office. H.B. 74, signed into law by Governor Bullock,… Continue Reading
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Two Upcoming Privacy/Cybersecurity Events – Register Now!Posted in Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Employee Privacy, Events and Webinars, Security
The Mintz Levin Privacy & Data Security Team invites you to register and join us at two upcoming events: Our next Wednesday Webinar is coming up on February 25th, with a focus on privacy in the workplace. Our workplace is everywhere these days, which makes employment and privacy compliance even more challenging. Jen Rubin and Gauri Punjabi will discuss developments… Continue Reading
Could the Anthem Hack Happen in NY? New Report Highlights Risk for NY InsurersPosted in Cybersecurity, Data Breach, HIPAA/HITECH, Security
The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) recently released a “Report on Cyber Security in the Insurance Sector” (the “Report”). The Report was released on February 8, 2015, just four days after Anthem first reported the breach of its database estimated to contain as many as 80 million customer records. While the… Continue Reading
The Anthem Data Breach: The Fallout and What’s NextPosted in Class Action Litigation, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Breach Notification, HIPAA/HITECH, Identity Theft
By now (unless you have been under a snow drift), you have likely heard about the apparent intrusion into a database at the nation’s largest health insurer, Anthem, Inc. Rather than reiterate the facts as currently known (see Anthem’s dedicated website for updates), we’ll look at the fallout and what’s next.