Cyberlaw

GDPR celebrates its first birthday

Today marks the first anniversary of the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As the solitary candle of the birthday cake is being blown out, we can take a moment to […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR and Medical Devices

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25, 2018, as did financial penalties for breaching the legislation. Mainly, GDPR is applicable to the back end workings of medical devices there is also […]

HIPAA Updates

25,148 Patients Impacted in Ransomware Attack on the Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

A ransomware attack has resulted in widespread file encryption at the Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SCADD) in Lebanon, CT. The attack was discovered on February 18, 2019 when problems started to be […]

CCPA News

50% of US Organizations Not Prepared for CCPA

According to a report released by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and OneTrust, prior to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) becoming enforceable on  January 1, 2020, nearly 50% of all companies will […]

HIPAA Advice

What to do Following an Accidental HIPAA Violation

At the majority of entities governed by the Healthcare Insurance Privacy Accountability Act employees do everything possible to ensure that they are complying with HIPAA Rules. Despite this accidental disclosures of Personal Health Information (PHI) […]