All your hospital are belong to us.

This morning, I ran across a 2014 article on Wired.com, which goes on to explain that hospital medical devices and other related gadgets (what we would today call IoT or the “Internet of Things”), are shockingly easy to access via the wireless network, and vulnerable to abuse by would be hackers. For some reason, the […]

Are You Liable for the Data Shenanigans of Others? (Part 2 – Controllers and Processors)

In Part 1 of this post, we laid a framework for the legal landscape for American businesses and their potential for exposure to State and International law regarding data privacy, very broadly. If you missed it, and you could use a 30,000 foot view, its here. Now that you know the basics behind GDPR and […]

Are The New York Department of Health’s New Breach Notification Requirements for Healthcare Providers Actually Authorized?

Early last week, a letter from the New York Department of Health was issued to Administrators and Technology Officers in the Healthcare Industry in New York, which states, essentially, that the NYDOH has implemented a new notification protocol in the event of a data breach at a healthcare facility. The letter states “We recognize that […]