Data Security

On August 18, 2010, the Connecticut Department of Insurance released a bulletin to its regulated entities imposing a new requirement for those entities to notify the Commissioner’s office in writing “as soon as the incident...

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HHS announced last week that it was withdrawing a proposed Final Rule on Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information from Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) review “to allow for further consideration.” While the...

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On July 8, 2010, HHS released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) which includes proposed changes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory changes...

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On June 10, 2010, Senators Joseph Lieberman (D-CT), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Thomas Carper (D-DE) introduced a new bill aimed at strengthening the country’s cybersecurity capabilities. The bill, titled, “The Protecting Cyberspace as a...

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Marc Zwillinger is quoted regarding the threat of cybersecurity breaches at law firms in the National Law Journal.  See Firms slow to awaken to cybersecurity threat, The National Law Journal, March 5, 2010....

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