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State Attorney General HIPAA Training Now Available to Anyone

Posted in Attorney General Action, Health Records Privacy, Healthcare, HITECH

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has made its state attorney general HIPAA enforcement training material available to anyone.  “Although developed for state AGs, the training materials provide a great deal of information about the content and enforcement of the HIPAA Rules that may be of interest to a broader audience,” OCR said on its website.  As a… Continue Reading

Connecticut AG Takes on Facebook – Update

Posted in Attorney General Action, Privacy

One day after questioning Citigroup over its recent data breach, the Connecticut Attorney General took on another corporate giant — Facebook.  On June 14, 2011, the Connecticut AG sent a letter to Facebook demanding a meeting to discuss Facebook’s widely criticized facial recognition software. As has been widely reported, Facebook announced its plan to implement… Continue Reading

Connecticut AG Demands Answers from Citigroup

Posted in Breach Notification Laws, Cyber Breach, Privacy

In what is likely the first of many state inquires to come, the Connecticut Attorney General sent a letter on June 13, 2011 to Citigroup, Inc. requesting more information about the recent data breach it announced last week. On June 9, 2011, Citigroup announced that unidentified hackers had breached its system and accessed data belonging… Continue Reading