What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



September 15, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jenny L. Holmes, Valerie Breslin Montague, Michal E. Ovadia, John G. Roman, Jr., CISSP

New York enacts cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies, FDA releases final guidance on interoperable medical devices, New York Attorney General opens investigation into Equifax data breach and HIPAA penalties waived during hurricanes. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity

New York enacts cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies

This regulation is in response to the growing financial systems and data threats posed by nation-states, terrorist organizations and independent criminal actors.—John G. Roman

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FDA releases final guidance on interoperable medical devices

Manufacturers of medical devices that have the capability to exchange information with other medical or non-medical devices or systems are encouraged to review the FDA guidance and bring their standards in line with the guidance as much as possible.—Michal E. Ovadia

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Data Breach

New York Attorney General opens investigation into Equifax data breach

The recent Equifax data breach has affected an unprecedented 143 million American consumers.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Health Care and HIPAA

HIPAA penalties waived during hurricanes

OCR also issues compliance reminders regarding uses and disclosures of health information in emergency situations.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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