A class action lawsuit has been filed against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey in the wake of a recent data breach that affected nearly 840,000 members. One legal expert predicts breach-related litigation could soar in 2014.
Spend an hour with Assistant U.S. Attorney Erez Liebermann, as he answers your direct questions about cybercrime cases he is prosecuting and how private sector organizations can best collaborate with federal law enforcement agencies. Liebermann will discuss:
The latest cybercrime threats and attack vectors;
Attorneys discuss the significance of the 10-year prison sentence for hacker Jeremy Hammond, who pleaded guilty in connection with a 2011 breach of Stratfor, a global intelligence firm that provides services to the U.S. government.
Google has agreed to a $17 million settlement with 37 states and the District of Columbia over its unauthorized placement of cookies on computers using Apple Safari Web browsers, which the states claim was a privacy violation.
The settlement of a class action lawsuit against AvMed, a health plan company, stemming from a 2009 data breach, is significant because it awards payments to those who were not victims of identity theft.
Organizations must develop a "defensible response" to data breaches and fraud incidents because of the likelihood of a regulatory investigation or legal action, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
A recent appellate court ruling might pave the way for the first U.S. class action lawsuit involving a health data breach to move forward to trial. Find out the details of this potentially groundbreaking case.
A former emergency department employee of Florida Hospital Celebration allegedly inappropriately accessed more than 760,000 patient records to find traffic accident victims. Find out the details about his arrest.