State attorneys general urge Apple to protect reproductive health data

(Nov 22, 2022) In a letter to CEO Tim Cook, 10 state attorneys general urged Apple to protect consumers' reproductive health information from misuse. The attorneys general ... Read More

CNIL urges regulating insurance companies' collection, use of health data; fines software developer

(Nov 17, 2022) In response to "numerous complaints," France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, Read More

Hong Kong PCPD publishes investigation reports

(Nov 17, 2022) An investigation by Hong Kong's Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data found EC Healthcare failed to obtain consent from clients before transfe... Read More

Online substance abuse treatment leaves patients vulnerable to privacy violations

(Nov 17, 2022) Individuals in the U.S. receiving online treatment for substance misuse may not have their medical privacy protected, Wired reports, citing a joint Read More

Planned Parenthood calls on FTC to protect sensitive data

(Nov 14, 2022) Planned Parenthood urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to "write tailored regulations to protect consumers' sensitive data from the potentially dangerous... Read More

US lawsuits allege Apple, Meta collected data without consent

(Nov 14, 2022) A New York resident is suing Apple in a class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, MediaPost reports. The... Read More

Manitoba hospital workers found to breach patients' privacy

(Nov 11, 2022) In the last three years, Manitoba hospital workers were found to violate patients’ privacy more than 1,000 times, according to an investigation conducted by ... Read More

OCR creates new guidance for HIPAA 'recognized security practices'

(Nov 7, 2022) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights issued new guidance for “recognized security practices” for enforcing the Health In... Read More

US senator seeks feedback on health care cybersecurity legislation

(Nov 4, 2022) U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., released a white paper calling for feedback to craft legislation that would address cybersecurity threats in health care, The R... Read More

Italian cell customer data breached; Pharmaceutical maker left internal server credentials exposed

(Nov 4, 2022) Vodafone Italia announced a commercial partner suffered a data breach that exposed customers’ personally identifiable information, Bleeping Computer Read More