What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



December 06, 2019

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jena M. Grady, Jenny L. Holmes

Amazon’s “smart doorbell” raises privacy concerns and multi-state health system’s refusal to properly report breach to OCR leads to $2.175 million settlement. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Consumer Privacy

A new neighborhood watch? Amazon’s “smart doorbell” raises privacy concerns

Although the features of the Ring Video Doorbell have provided its users with a greater sense of security, they have also recently raised concerns relating to privacy.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Health Care and HIPAA

Multi-state health system’s refusal to properly report breach to OCR leads to $2.175 million settlement

On November 27, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced Sentara Hospitals (Sentara) has agreed to pay $2.175 million to OCR and adopt a corrective action plan that includes two years of monitoring to settle possible violations of HIPAA.—Jena M. Grady

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