Posted on November 12th, 2009 No comments
Fresh off the American Bar Association’s success fending off the application of new anti-identity theft regulations to lawyers, a trade group representing certified public accountants has filed its own lawsuit over the rules.
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Accountants Want Out from New Identity Theft Rules, Just Like Lawyers
Posted on October 31st, 2009 No comments
Press Release from the FTC regarding extended deadline for enforcement of Red Flag Rules
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FTC Extends Deadline for Red Flag Rules
Medicity, Inc. announced Wednesday that El Camino Hospital has gone live in only 60 days with the first phase of a health information exchange forhealthcare providers in California’s Silicon Valley.
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El Camino Hospital launches HIE in Silicon Valley
Bank Info Security- “It’s always great to see the bad guys being hauled in, especially with a case this big, but it would be a mistake to assume that there aren’t other criminals out there with similar goals and skill sets,” says Tom Wills, Senior Analyst, Security & Fraud at Javelin Strategy and Research. Because
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Experts: More Heartland-Style Breaches Expected
Massachusetts’ Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulations has once again delayed the effective date of its identity theft regulations and announced proposed changes to the rules that should make them more consistent with federal law and somewhat more palatable for smaller companies. Under the latest postponement, the proposed new rules …
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More Delay, Changes for Mass. ID Theft Rules
Posted on July 24th, 2009 No comments
Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has reintroduced a data breach bill that would set tougher rules for government agencies and private sector firms regarding consumers’ personal information. This will be the third time around the block for the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act, which has cleared the Judiciary Committee, but never come to a vote on the Senate floor.
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Leahy trying again with data breach bill
Posted on June 24th, 2009 No comments
After a probe and negotiations lasting 2-and-a-half years, the TJX chain agreed on Monday (June 22) to pay a group of 41 U.S.
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TJX Agrees To Pay States Almost $10 Million For Data Breach
Posted on June 23rd, 2009 No comments
The deadline to comply with the Red Flag Rules (which now has been twice delayed) currently is scheduled for Aug. 1. Millions of companies could be affected by these rules.
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Crain’s Cleveland Business: New FTC rules require written ID theft plans