What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



April 06, 2018

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Valerie Breslin Montague, Tina Sciocchetti

Ponemon Institute study warns of evolving cybersecurity risks, OIG identifies a number of weaknesses in 2017 review of HHS compliance and more. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Data Breach

Is a data breach inevitable? New study analyzes cybersecurity trends

Ponemon Institute study warns of evolving cybersecurity risks and stresses the importance of proactive planning.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Healthcare and HIPAA

OIG review highlights necessary improvements in HHS' information security program

Office of Inspector General has released its 2017 review of HHS’ compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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Litigation

Landmark case imposes duty on colleges to protect or warn students against threats of violence despite student privacy concerns

The California Supreme Court has ruled that colleges and universities have a legal duty to protect or warn their students from foreseeable violence in the classroom or during “curricular activities.”—Tina Sciocchetti

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