Privacy Shield Goes To Court

​ Privacy Shield Goes To Court   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The European Court of Justice struck down Safe Harbor, the legal device that enabled data transfers from the European Union to the United States in 2015. Safe Harbor’s succes ...[Read more]

Published: 6/13/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

HIPAA Breach Settles for $ 1M In First Settlement Involving State Attorneys General

​ HIPAA Breach Settles for $ 1M In First Settlement Involving State Attorneys General   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Last week, Indiana based Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (MIE) agreed to pay $100,000 to the U.S. Department of H ...[Read more]

Published: 6/5/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine

​ Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine   12.3.2018 Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky   No human instinct is as ingrained as the desire to defend oneself against unjust criticism. But that instinct must be tamed where personal health in ...[Read more]

Published: 12/5/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

With Your Shield Or On It: The FTC Steps Up Privacy Shield Enforcement

​ By Saad Gul   Three years ago, the European Court of Justice killed in the U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor Program. In the wake of the decision, American and EU negotiators developed the “Privacy Shield” program to facilitate cross-Atlantic data transfer ...[Read more]

Published: 11/20/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Five Frequently Overlooked Mistakes in HIPAA Compliance

​ Five Frequently Overlooked Mistakes in HIPAA Compliance     Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky HIPAA was enacted in 1996. In the years since, most healthcare entities have adapted to the major requirements imposed by HIPAA, HITECH, and the Privac ...[Read more]

Published: 8/6/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​Three Lessons From a Hospital Under Ransomware Siege

Three Lessons From a Hospital Under Ransomware Siege By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky Missouri’s Cass Regional Medical Center (CRMC) was recently hit with a ransomware attack.  Existing patients continued to receive care, but incoming trauma and ...[Read more]

Published: 8/6/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Is the GDPR Coming to California? Ten Things You Need To Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act

​ Is the GDPR Coming to California? Ten Things You Need To Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The ink had barely dried on the Alabama’s new data breach notification statute (which made it the 5 ...[Read more]

Published: 7/12/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

No Longer Adequate: What an EU Warning Means for Data Processing Operations in the UK

​ No Longer Adequate: What an EU Warning Means for Data Processing Operations in the UK   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   European Union law requires businesses processing European data to adhere to EU privacy standards. Countries that are ...[Read more]

Published: 1/11/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Case of the Vanishing Twitter Account and CFAA Liability

​ The Case of the Vanishing Twitter Account and CFAA Liability   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Last week, an unknown Twitter contractor briefly suspended President Trump’s Twitter account.  The episode lasted 11 minutes. On its face, it ...[Read more]

Published: 11/6/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​ 9 Months And Counting: 10 Things You Need To Be Doing Tomorrow To Prepare for GDPR

    9 Months And Counting: 10 Things You Need To Be Doing Tomorrow To Prepare for GDPR   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The European Union’s General Data Protection (GDPR) is now 9 months away. Any organization that processes data needs ...[Read more]

Published: 9/5/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post
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