Entries by Security

The Medical Informatics HIPAA Settlement: Implications for the Future of State Data Security Enforcement

By Alex Pearce and Sean Fernandes Last month, the attorneys general (“AGs”) of sixteen states, including North Carolina, settled a multistate HIPAA enforcement lawsuit against Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE), a cloud-based electronic health records vendor. The lawsuit was the first time that state AGs have joined together to pursue a HIPAA-related data breach case in […]

GDPR Reaches the ‘Terrible Twos’

By Orla M. O’Hannaidh and Taylor Ey We cannot believe that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just turned one.  And we know we are not alone — many of you have advised your clients on the GDPR, sat through a CLE on the GDPR or, at a minimum, googled “the GDPR” in the […]