Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has issued a six-volume investigative report on Accretive Health Inc., a medical debt collection company that her office sued in January in connection with a data breach incident and other business practices.
What do the proposed Stage 2 rules for the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program have to say about encryption and other security measures? Consumer advocate Deven McGraw provides an analysis.
Weeks, months or even years often go by before organizations discover they've been hacked, not learning of the attack until law-enforcement authorities inform them, says recently retired FBI Executive Assistant Director Shawn Henry.
A court has granted final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit against University of Hawaii stemming from five data breaches over a three-year period that affected nearly 96,000 individuals.
What's the best strategy for communications after a data breach, like the one suffered by Global Payments Inc.? Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, discusses what to say in the weeks following a breach.
Science Applications International Corp. claims it has enough insurance to cover the costs of potential judgments or settlements stemming from seven class action lawsuits related to a September 2011 breach incident affecting 4.9 million TRICARE beneficiaries.