What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



June 09, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Eric M. Ferrante, Jenny L. Holmes, Valerie Breslin Montague, Steven M. Richard

Supreme court to review permissibility of cell phone data collection, a task force identifies six high-level imperatives to improve the health care industry’s cybersecurity, a recap of the Society on Corporate Compliance and Ethics podcast and a house bill could create new online privacy rules under FTC jurisdiction. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Consumer Privacy

Supreme Court to review permissibility of cell phone data collection

The Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a case that considers whether the Fourth Amendment requires warrants for search and seizures of historical cellphone records that would reveal the location and movements of a user.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Health Care / HIPAA

Task force warns of the critical condition of health care industry cybersecurity

A task force stresses that the health care industry must take immediate and aggressive actions to enhance cybersecurity.—Steven M. Richard

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Podcast highlights OCR enforcement trends and future rulemaking

Here's a recap of the Society on Corporate Compliance and Ethics podcast with Iliana Peters, Senior Advisor for HIPAA Compliance and Enforcement at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Ms. Peters discusses OCR enforcement trends, upcoming rulemaking, and the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Cybersecurity

House bill would create new online privacy rules under FTC jurisdiction

The bill would require internet service providers and online companies to receive opt-in or opt-out options for sharing “sensitive user information” while establishing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as the sole online privacy regulatory.—Eric M. Ferrante

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