Ponemon Institute: Managing Cyber Security as a Business Risk

Sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution Independently conducted by Ponemon Institute LLC Publication Date:  August 2013 “Managing Cyber Security as a Business Risk: Cyber Insurance in the Digital Age”  

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Lexology: California Expands Data Breach Notification Requirements

From Lexology, October 1 2013, Sam Zun of Paul Hastings, LLP, “California Expands Data Breach Notification Requirements.” The Updated Data Breach Notification Rules – Practical Implications and Open Questions The new legislation, S.B. 46, expands the definition of “personal information” to include “[a] user name or email address, in combination with a password or security question and answer that would permit access to an online account.” S.B. 46, Sec. 2. Under the new law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2014, a...

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Santa Clara public health unit reports data breach

From Government Health IT, October 2, 2013, Erin McCann, “Santa Clara Public Health Unit Reports Data Breach” In the latest, San Jose, Calif.-based Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is notifying 571 patients that their protected health information has been compromised after an unencrypted laptop was stolen from the hospital’s audiology department. Patient names, medical records numbers, dates of birth, ages, sex, dates of service and brainwaves from testing were all included on the laptop, according to the Sept. 27...

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