Posts Tagged ‘breach notice’

Don’t Treat Privacy Breach Victims like a Spurned Lover

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

A new data breach research report is out, and it is a good read.  This is the annual Experian/Ponemon Institute “Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?” report.  I want to focus on one of the findings in that report; that most organizations are not willing to assist those affected by a breach of their personal information. (more…)

Privacy For The Deceased

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Late last month I posted, “HIPAA/HITECH Breach Notice Rule: Applies To PHI of Deceased Individuals + Training A Key Element” and since then I’ve had around half a dozen or so folks ask me to write about privacy for the deceased…


Two U.S. Federal Data Protection Bills Approved: One May Actually Make It Through

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

It looks like we make actually get a federal data protection law, that includes breach notice requirements, this year. Such a law is long overdue; not only to protect personally identifiable information (PII), but also to help businesses to resolve their growing headaches involved with trying to comply with at least 36 state breach notice laws as well as dozens of other state level data protection and credit freeze laws, and multiple industry-specific data protection laws.