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State data breach notification law mishmash would get worse with proposed NC and SD legislation -- is instant notification by clairvoyant next?

The push for a single uniform national data breach notification law gained strength in the wake of the Equifax breach. Now proposed legislation in North Carolina would amend its law in a way that would add momentum to this push. 329 more words

Cybersecurity Law

On the breach

Failure to notify the ICO in a timely manner of a personal data breach under PECR carries a £1000 fixed penalty notice Рwhy not something similar under wider data protection law? 653 more words

Data Protection

Paying for a HIPAA Breach: Cyber Insurance Covering

A $2.3 million HIPAA settlement by 21st Century Oncology from mid-December 2017 seemed to mostly fly under the radar. A combination of events seems to have helped push the low profile, namely lack of an announcement by the Office for Civil Rights and an unfamiliar venue for approving the settlement, Bankruptcy Court. 730 more words

Compliance

National data breach notification law proposed by Senate Commerce Committee members (includes jail?)

Three Democratic senators introduced legislation Thursday requiring companies to notify customers of data breaches within 30 days of their discovery and imposing a five year prison sentence on organizations caught concealing data breaches.

https://www.cyberscoop.com/national-data-breach-notification-law-bill-nelson-uber-equifax-hack/

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Data breach hits Department of Social Services credit card system | The Guardian

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 24 2017

The Department of Social Services has written to 8,500 current and former employees warning them their personal data held by a contractor has been breached. 25 more words

Australia

NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches | iTnews


The NSW Labor Party has introduced a bill that would force state government agencies to report if they suffer data breach.

Source: NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches

Cybersecurity