President Trump has signed two new laws intended to strengthen the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) cyber defenses.—Eric M. Ferrante
On Friday, January 4, 2019, Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”) revealed that 5.25 million unencrypted passport numbers and 20.3 million encrypted passport numbers were included in the data stolen as part of the massive data breach of November 30, 2018.—Wesley Gangi
On December 4, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that Advanced Care Hospitalists PL (ACH) had agreed to pay $500,000 to OCR and adopt a corrective action plan to settle possible violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.—Jena M. Grady
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