FTC to begin BetterHelp settlement disbursement

(May 7, 2024) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced approximately 800,000 consumers will be notified of refunds from a USD7.8 million privacy Read More

Proyecto de ley chileno que establece la interoperabilidad de fichas clínicas de pacientes pronto a ser publicado

(May 7, 2024) Luego de que el Senado chileno aprobara las modificaciones incorporadas por la Cámara de Diputados, el proyecto que modifica la Ley N.º 20.584 se encuentra l... Read More

Nunavut privacy commissioner releases report on data breach

(May 3, 2024) Nunavut's Information and Privacy Commissioner Graham Steele released a report following a breach complaint from an employee at the Department of Health, CBC... Read More

UnitedHealth Group CEO confirms $22M ransomware payment

(May 2, 2024) Health insurance company UnitedHealth Group confirmed to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance that it paid hackers USD22 million in Read More

Class-action lawsuit over ABA data breach dismissed

(May 1, 2024) Reuters reports the American Bar Association had a class-action lawsuit dismissed over allegations related to a 2023 data breach affecting the personal infor... Read More

Finland court sentences hacker to 6 years in prison

(Apr 30, 2024) Finland's District Court of Western Uusimaa sentenced hacker Aleksanteri Kivimäki to six years in prison for a cyberattack that stole the data of 33,000 Vast... Read More

ICO calls for increased data protections for those with HIV

(Apr 30, 2024) The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office urged health care organizations to improve data protection efforts after individuals' HIV statuses were targeted i... Read More

OCR director discusses HIPAA rule on reproductive health data

(Apr 29, 2024) In an op-ed for The Hill, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights Director Melanie Fontes Rainer touted the recently approved He... Read More

FTC updates Health Breach Notification Rule

(Apr 29, 2024) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission updated the Health Breach Notification Rule. The revised rule includes updated definitions to "underscore application" to h... Read More

CNIL seeks feedback on potential health care data standards

(Apr 29, 2024) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, will begin a consultation toward "updating and creating new s... Read More