A class-action suit filed by U.S. banks and credit unions that's pending against Target could prove fruitful for the banks and credit unions, says attorney Chris Pierson, chief security officer at invoicing and payments provider Viewpost.
A new U.K. government report accuses social networks of serving as a "safe haven for terrorists," inflaming what some see as tense relations in the post-Snowden era between the British government and Silicon Valley.
A Connecticut Supreme Court ruling paving the way for a case involving accusations of negligence stemming from an alleged violation of HIPAA privacy standards could potentially have an impact on data breach cases, the plaintiff's attorney says.
Legal experts are analyzing the potential national impact of a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that plaintiffs can sue for negligence if a healthcare provider violates HIPAA regulations for protecting patient privacy.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
Public sector organizations need to better understand the driving forces, priorities and procedures within the organizations they "protect", but equally as important is that the private sector organizations reciprocate and understand the how, what and why of the law enforcement/public body process.
Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to a $190 million settlement in a privacy violation case that involved a physician using a pen-like camera to secretly photograph female patients. Learn what the organization is doing to prevent other privacy incidents.
An FTC administrative trial examining the data security practices of LabMD, headed by Michael Daugherty, is slated to begin May 20. The hearing could shed light into how the FTC evaluates security when pursuing enforcement actions.
Fraud Summit - Chicago 2014 - You know today's hottest fraud threats. But what are the emerging schemes that should concern you? Which anti-fraud technologies should you be testing? Where are the potential legal traps to avoid? In this session from ISMG's Chicago Fraud Summit, Gartner's Avivah Litan and attorney...
A judge has dismissed most of the claims in a consolidated class action lawsuit stemming from the 2011 data breach involving SAIC and the military health program TRICARE, which affected 4.9 million individuals.
Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
Healthcare organizations can take several key steps to help avoid the scrutiny of their state's attorney general and defend against possible class action lawsuits in the aftermath of data breaches, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
Today's threat landscape is rapidly expanding to include cyber-attacks attributed to nation states. How must organizations respond? Mike McConnell, former U.S. National Intelligence Director, shares insight.
Spend an hour with Assistant U.S. Attorney Erez Liebermann, as he answers your direct questions about cybercrime cases he is prosecuting and how private sector organizations can best collaborate with federal law enforcement agencies. Liebermann will discuss:
The latest cybercrime threats and attack vectors;