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Legislative and Regulatory

How the SHIELD Act Expands Legal Reach on Breaches

Interested in some (thankfully) non-pandemic related news? New York State’s SHIELD Act is in effect as of March 21, 2020. The SHIELD Act (Stop Hacks …

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Cybersecurity

Return from Remote Work: How do you secure remotely used data & devices?

As things ease up, and slowly people return to the office, what steps do you need to take to make sure data and devices are …

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Cybersecurity

Video Hijacking Have You Worried? Try these 5 Steps from the FBI

The healthcare industry reports that video hijacking, or teleconference hijacking, emergence on the rise as telehealth appointments replace typical in-person ones during the COVID-19 crisis. …

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HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules

Attention Business Associates! New OCR Announcement re PHI during COVID-19 Relates to You

On April 2, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that effective immediately, it …