What stands out most about a proposed $74 million settlement of a class action lawsuit against Premera Blue Cross in the wake of a 2014 data breach? Technology attorney Steven Teppler offers insights in this interview.
As part of healthcare's digital transformation, payers and providers alike have rolled out patient portals and telemedicine platforms to increase access to care, improve patient participation and decrease healthcare administrative costs.
How secure are these portals? What types of authentication protocols are used to...
The White House budget chief is seeking to delay a ban on the U.S. government using products manufactured by Huawei. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Russell T. Vought, the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, says organizations need more time to switch suppliers.
One year after the EU's General Data Protection Regulation went into full effect, data protection experts gathered at the European Data Protection Summit in London to review the state of privacy - not just in the U.K. and Europe but across the world. Here are eight takeaways.
A data breach at American Medical Collection Agency has affected nearly 12 million patients who had lab tests performed by Quest Diagnostics, exposing a wealth of information, including Social Security numbers.
Infosecurity Europe returns to London June 4-6, featuring more than 230 sessions over three days covering a range of topics, including application security, automation, data protection, risk management, incident response and threat analysis. Here's a preview of 11 hot sessions.
One year after Europe's tough new GDPR privacy law went into full effect, authorities in Britain have seen the number of annual data breach notifications more than quadruple. Meanwhile, the number of data protection complaints filed by Europeans has doubled.
A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 counts under the U.S. Espionage Act for his role in publishing classified material, the Justice Department announced Thursday. He's currently serving a prison sentence in the U.K. and fighting extradition to the U.S.
European police have shuttered Bestmixer.io, considered one of the largest underground money laundering websites for cryptocurrencies used in connection with criminal activities, including ransomware attacks.
Since May 25, 2018, when GDPR went into full effect, security practitioners have been waiting to see how privacy regulators might impose sanctions for breaches. They're still seeking clarity on various GDPR clauses. For example, is there a resilient data protection framework for GDPR? How can an organization implement...
India's regulatory bodies are insisting that transactional data be stored domestically to help prevent breaches and to have better data protection mechanisms in place. The move could help fast-track cybercriminal investigations. But will data localization lead to improved data security?
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In an exclusive interview, Justice Srikrishna will sit for a 'fire side' chat interview in which he will discuss about India's long pending Data Protection Law for the Enterprise: From Policy to Practice.
Coverage will include:
Key ingredients of the data protection framework and regulation;
It's been nearly seven years since HSBC was fined $1.9 billion by U.S. authorities for money laundering violations involving international drug cartels. But Everett Stern, the former employee who blew the whistle on the bank, continues to tell his story because he believes similar criminal activity is ongoing.