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February 23, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Isaac Figueras, Jenny L. Holmes, Kevin T. Saunders

Yahoo’s data breach costs millions, the deadline for small breach reports under HIPAA is March 1, Drone detection start-up company raises funds, and the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Bill has been reintroduced.

Data Breach

The cost of Yahoo’s data breach

After revealing a massive cyberattack had occurred in 2014, Verizon reduces its acquisition price by $350 million.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Health Care and HIPAA

Reminder to HIPAA covered entities: deadline for small breach reports is March 1

Failure to meet the deadline for reporting 2016 data breaches would constitute a violation of the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.—JoAnna Nicholson

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Cybersecurity

Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act reintroduced by Sen. Wyden, Rep. Chaffetz and Rep. Conyers

The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Bill has been reintroduced.—Isaac R. Figueras

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Startup company that detects drones and helps prevent unwanted aerial intrusions raises $15 million in venture funding

Dedrone works with physical security companies to set up sensors, cameras and RF scanners on the ground and rooftops at airports, data centers, sports stadiums and homes of high net-worth individuals and politicians.—Kevin Saunders

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