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Off to a Fast Start

Posted in Data Breach, Federal Legislation, HIPAA, HITECH

In addition to the near-daily reports of more breaches, new laws and controversial workplace privacy issues, there have been 3 significant developments involving cyber and privacy already in 2013. 1. On January 17, 2013 the Department of Health and Human Services released its final “omnibus” rule in relation to HIPAA, effective March 26, 2013. The… Continue Reading

What Will 2013 Bring In Privacy/Insurance Issues? (Part I)

Posted in Cyber Terrorism, Federal Legislation, HIPAA, Insurance

Predicting the future is a risky business (not entirely unlike insurance) but here are a few of the issues we think will be significant  in 2013. 1. Hurricane Sandy: With acknowledgement of the human suffering this disaster caused, we believe it also will impact cyber/privacy and insurance in several ways.  First, it should provide a heightened awareness of… Continue Reading