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“A million here, a million there” wellpoint settles HIPAA breach and security claims with HHS OCR for $1.7 million
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Managed care company WellPoint Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services $1.7 million to settle potential HIPAA Privacy


New Hampshire struggles with First Circuit precedent on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, too
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

An interesting article by Jeffrey Spear that appeared in the New Hampshire Bar News in July shows that the federal district court in New Hampshire is


FTC announces agenda for workshop exploring practices, privacy implications of comprehensive collection of web data
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

The FTC has announced a preliminary agenda for a program it calls "The Big Picture: Comprehensive Data Collection."


FTC issues revised business guide on ‘red flags’ identity theft rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has issued revised guidance designed to help businesses comply with the requirements of the Red Flags Rule, which


"Privacy: why Europeans think you're inadequate"
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 20 2012

Gant Redmon of Co3 Systems has an interesting take on the differences in U.S. and EU privacy regimes in a Security Week column entitled, "Privacy: Why Europeans Think You're Inadequate."


Key elements of the new “omnibus” HIPAA privacy and security regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

On January 18, 2013, nearly four years after the passage of the HITECH Act and its amendments to HIPAA, and nearly three years after it proposed


The wait is over! HHS finally issues revised HIPAA privacy and security regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

Nearly four years after the passage of the HITECH Act and its amendments to HIPAA, and nearly three years after it proposed regulatory amendments


HHS proposed major changes to HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

On July 8, 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued a notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPRM" or "proposed rule") modifying the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules pursuant to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act ("HITECH"), which was enacted February 17, 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


Is the rejection of security advice by users really rational? A response to Cormac Herley
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2010

In the April 11, 2010, Boston Globe, there is an extended discussion of an article by Cormac Herley of Microsoft entitled, "So Long, And No Thanks for the Externalities: The Rational Rejection of Security Advice by Users."


One million impacted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee data breach: how do you remediate on that scale?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2010

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee announced last week that nearly 1 million of its members have been affected by the theft of hard drives containing unencrypted personal data