All Items: Electronic Device Security

  • Failure to Notify Individuals and Media About HIPAA Breach Within 60 Days Proves Costly

    Date:
    January 19, 2017

    Illinois-based health care network Presence Health has agreed to pay the federal government $475,000 to settle claims that it failed to provide notification about a breach of protected health information (PHI) within 60 days of discovering the breach, as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires.

  • Illinois Broadens Data Breach Protections

    Date:
    June 3, 2016

    Amendments to the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) broaden existing categories of protected information and also expand notice requirements in the event of a security breach.

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News: HR guidance on the importance of securing employee electronic devices.