HIPAA’S Right of Access is No Joke, and the Holidays are No Excuse for Noncompliance

On November 30, 2021, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced the resolution of five investigations in its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) Right of Access Initiative. This brings the total number of this type of enforcement action to 25 since the …

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Policyholder Best Practices As Cyberattacks Escalate

This article originally ran in Law360 on September 4, 2021. All rights reserved.  Cyberattacks are exploding. The coronavirus pandemic has further exposed cyber vulnerabilities due to remote work and the increasing use of underprotected devices. Ransomware attacks are increasingly becoming the cyberattack of choice. While data breach and privacy claims fell between 2018 and 2020, ransomware attacks rose by 486% over that same period. …

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Defending Patient Breaches for Hospitals – PODCAST

On this episode of Darshan Talks, they discuss Health Literacy with guest Krishna Jani. Krishna Jani, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Flaster Greenberg PC had spoken about the relationship between data privacy, life sciences, and health issues in the legal domain.

The Uniform Personal Data Protection Act Is Here

This blog post by cybersecurity attorney Krishna Jani on the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act. If adopted by states, this could provide more consistency across states’ dataprivacy laws. See the piece for more detail on data controllers’ obligations, data subjects’ rights, and enforcement.

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Updates, Part II

From California to New York, data privacy laws and enforcement actions are ramping up. Check out some recent highlights from Flaster Greenberg cybersecurity attorneys Donna Urban & Krishna Jani on what this means for businesses across the US.


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