On June 6, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order No. 202.38, permitting commercial building owners, retail store owners, and those authorized on their behalf to manage
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I was lucky enough to participate in an excellent panel of healthcare professionals discussing how COVID-19 has impacted medical technology, methods of treatment and research, and patient privacy rights. If you are concerned with contract tracing applications, or what governments, employers, or private companies may be doing with data from contact tracing applications, we also had a terrific discussion on those topics.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has published its “Exercise Starter Kit for Workshop on Reconstituting Operations,” which is available here.

This excellent resource will get many businesses started as
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On May 7, 2020, the New York Attorney General announced she will not sue Zoom after it agreed to adopt enhanced data security and privacy measures to protect the data

Continue Reading NY Attorney General Drops Zoom Probe After Agreement on Enhanced Data Security and Privacy Safeguards.

The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) issued an advisory to hospitals and other healthcare organizations that cybercriminals are targeting them with phishing campaigns, ransomware, and other malicious
Continue Reading New Jersey Issues Best Practices for Healthcare Industry to Combat COVID-19 Cyberattacks

Citing a “significant increase in cybercrime” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued guidance to all New York State regulated entities identifying areas of
Continue Reading NY Dpt. of Financial Services Issues Guidance Identifying Heightened COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

Iceland’s data protection authority offers advice on GDPR compliance during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Key takeaways

  • Information that a person is quarantined is generally not considered to be sensitive personal information,


Continue Reading Iceland Offers GDPR Compliance Advice for Handling Work-Related Data During the COVID-19 Outbreak