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Senate unanimously passes legislation to overhaul federal computer systems

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

On December 8, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed by voice-vote legislation authored by Senator Tom Carper’s (D-DE) Senate Committee on Homeland Security

Safeway reaches settlement with California district attorneys over allegations of unlawful disposal of medical records

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

On January 5, 2015, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announced that Safeway Inc. (“Safeway”) has agreed to pay $9.87 million to settle

New means of communication: employee text messaging presents unique employment issues

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2009

The Supreme Court last week agreed to decide whether a California police department violated the privacy rights of an employee police officer by reading sexually-explicit text messages on the officer’s employer-issued pager

Malaysian data protection law takes effect

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Malaysia, USA
  • -
  • November 19 2013

On November 14, 2013, the Minister of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (the "Minister") announced that Malaysia's Personal

California ruling permits collection of ZIP codes after receipt is provided to customer

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2013

As reported in BNA's Privacy & Security Law Report, on December 14, 2012, a federal district court in California ruled that a retail store's policy

Florida amends breach notification law to cover health data, tighten notice deadline and require state regulator notification

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On June 20, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law that repeals and replaces the state's existing breach notification statute with

Virginia federal court holds that online posting of patient medical information constitutes “publication” sufficient to trigger a general liability insurer’s duty to defend

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

On August 7, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held in Travelers Indemnity Company of America v. Portal

HHS reaches settlement with health care company over malware breach

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") recently announced a resolution agreement and $150,000 settlement with Anchorage Community Mental

House passes two cybersecurity bills

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

On April 26, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA” or H.R. 3523), which is aimed at facilitating the exchange of cyber threat intelligence information between the government and certain private entities

ADA and GINA: the EEOC suggests that additional layers of privacy protections for employee health information may be necessary

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

The EEOC recently released an informal discussion letter suggesting that employers may be obligated to do more than just maintain a separate file for employee medical records, especially when those records are in an electronic format