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Is Brexit the New GDPR? Preparing for Brexit and Data Privacy Concerns

No one can forget the whirlwind of panic in the run-up to the GDPR deadline. Watching the world’s largest organisations scrambling to ensure their data and processes complied was fascinating. However, what about compliance standards now? In the first half of 2019, there were reports of over 4,056 data security incidents.Read more

HIPAA enforcement action highlights importance of a culture of compliance

By Charlie Voelker

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement with Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), a non-profit behavioral health services provider in Anchorage, Alaska.  The settlement resulted from OCR’s investigation into potential violations of HIPAA’s security requirements after malware installed on a computer in one of ACMHS’s five facilities led to a data breach affecting more than 2,500 patients.Read more