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October 27, 2016

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jessica Schachter Jewell, Jenny L. Holmes, Valerie Breslin Montague, Michal E. Ovadia

A cybersecurity conference aims to find the balance between security and privacy; New York proposes strict regulations on financial institutions; New HIPAA settlement emphasizes importance of a “living” security risk assessment; and Journalist wins years-long FOIA fight against federal government.

Cybersecurity

The University of Michigan hosts cyber security conference

Twelfth annual cyber security conference at the University of Michigan examines the interplay between privacy and security.—Kristen Marotta

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New York proposes strict cybersecurity regulations on financial institutions and insurers

If enacted, the regulations would have far-reaching effects.—Jenny R. Lewis

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Enforcement Litigation

Spokeo providing a successful basis for challenging plaintiffs’ standing in no-harm FCRA cases

Multi-hospital system fined $2.14 million for data breach impacting 31,800 individuals.—Matthew J. Frankel

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Health Care and HIPAA

HHS issues cooperative agreements in hopes of streamlining cyber threat information sharing

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services continues to provide tools for identifying and responding to cybersecurity threats.—Michal E. Ovadia

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New HIPAA settlement emphasizes importance of a “living” security risk assessment

Multi-hospital system fined $2.14 million for data breach impacting 31,800 individuals.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Privacy Litigation & Class Action

Journalist wins years-long FOIA fight against federal government

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island granted a local journalist’s request that the federal government be required to hand over requested trial exhibits of a high-profile criminal trial.—Jessica S. Jewell

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