Month: February 2022

Encryption Consulting PKI Risk Assessment Framework identifies critical vulnerabilities – Help Net Security

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Encryption Consulting launched their PKI Risk Assessment Framework to provide organizations with a valuable risk report, a roadmap to improvement, and a way to prioritize data security investments. The framework is designed to measure the vulnerability of large, medium, or small-scale enterprises towards cybersecurity risks. It reviews the…

Preparing for Cyberattacks and Limiting Liability – The National Law Review

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Monday, February 28, 2022 The U.S. government and military experts have been warning U.S. companies that Russia may launch significant cyberattacks against critical infrastructure, financial institutions and businesses in retaliation for the sanctions imposed against Russia. Last week, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (established in 2018 under…

WEISS ZARETT BROFMAN SONNENKLAR & LEVY PC (“WZ”) – NOTICE OF DATA BREACH – PRNewswire

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NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy P.C. (“WZ”), is providing notice of a recent data privacy event that may have affected certain personal information. The confidentiality, privacy, and security of information is one of WZ’s highest priorities and WZ takes…

Data Breach Alert: BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital – JD Supra

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Recently, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital (“BluePearl” “BluePearl Pet Hospital”) announced that an administrative error resulted in employee tax forms being sent to the wrong address. The form at issue is IRS Form 1095-C, which contains sensitive employee information, including their names, addresses, and health insurance coverage…

Health Data Privacy and Security Regulations: What’s Next? – GovInfoSecurity.com

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Gaps in federal regulations concerning the security and privacy of health data falling outside HIPAA’s umbrella are getting filled to some extent by various state laws. But that’s creating additional challenges, says privacy attorney Kirk Nahra of the law firm WilmerHale. For instance, the California Consumer Privacy Act…

California Lawmakers Propose Two Bills to Exempt Employee and B2B Data From Scope of CPRA – Lexology

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On February 18, California lawmakers proposed two bills that further extend the existing employee and business-to-business (B2B) data exemptions included in the California Consumer Privacy Act and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). AB2891 would extend the exemptions expiration date until January 01, 2026, while AB2871 would permanently…