SEC issues guidance clarifying reporting obligations for public companies relating to cybersecurity and cyber incidents.
Have you hired a social media manager? A social media guru/wizard/ninja/diva? Each of these job "titles" are increasingly being used by companies to attract individuals who specialize in marketing a company’s brand and/or services in social media. A recent article in the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times highlights just how prevalent these job titles are… Continue Reading
A proposed regulation would require federal contractors to conduct privacy training on at least 7 key areas before being given access to government records or handling personally identifiable information. Failing to provide the training potentially would put a halt to the contractor’s government work.
New director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, Leon Rodriguez, says, “enforcement promotes compliance.”
Beginning January 1, 2012, California will restrict an employer’s ability to obtain a credit report for employment purposes.
Approximately 150 HIPAA on-site audits are scheduled to begin in early 2012. Covered entities and business associates should be aware of the nature and scope of these audits and what they should be doing to be prepare should they be selected.