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
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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
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.
Uber has put a local number on the extent of its belatedly revealed hack, and pledged to be open with regulator’s questions.
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
The NSW Labor Party has introduced a bill that would force state government agencies to report if they suffer data breach.