ECJ Daily Cyber Byte – July 15, 2015

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ECJ Data Security Byte

According to an article published by Today, identity theft involving the use of a Social Security number can cost a consumer $5,100 on average. Click here.

ECJ Data Security Quote

In the announcement of the settlement between the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center for alleged HIPAA violations, Jocelyn Samuels (OCR Director) stated, “Organizations must pay particular attention to HIPAA’s requirements when using Internet-based document sharing applications. In order to reduce potential risks and vulnerabilities, all workforce members must follow all policies and procedures, and entities must ensure that incidents are reported and mitigated in a timely manner.” Click here.

 

ECJ Privacy & Data Security Law Workgroup
Patrick A. Fraioli, Jr.