Expansive New HHS And FTC Regulations Require Entities To Provide Notice Of Data Breaches Involving Health Information
The HHS rule becomes effective on September 23, 2009, and the FTC rule becomes effective September 24, 2009. Acknowledging that it will take time for entities to develop and implement the procedures needed to comply with these regulations, both agencies agreed to refrain from imposing sanctions for failure to provide required notifications for…
A lawsuit consolidating 16 separate class-action complaints brought by financial institutions against Heartland Payment Systems has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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Lawsuits over Heartland data breach folded into one
Neowin.net reported that thousands of Hotmail accounts and passwords were leaked and anonymously posted on Pastebin.com, a debugging and code-sharing Web site.
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Leak compromises thousands of Hotmail passwords
Documents belonging to Flagler County were found in a trash dumpster behind the county government building.
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Sensitive Documents Found In Flagler Dumpster