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Mahmood Sher-Jan, CHCP, CEO and Founder

Technology to Simplify Incident Response Management: Webinar Recap

Last week I had the opportunity to discuss challenges in incident response with Julia Jacobson, Partner in the K&L Gates Boston offices, during a webinar hosted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Julia’s practice focuses primarily on privacy and data protection with multinational clients based in the US, and this experience brought a […]

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Trends and Lessons from the Biggest Data Breaches of 2016

2016 has been called the “Year of the Data Breach,” earning that title by surpassing previous years in both the number of breaches reported and in the number of records compromised. Yahoo’s announcement in September that 500 million user accounts had been compromised, followed up by the announcement in December that an additional 1 billion […]

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The REAL Cost of Failing the OCR Audits

It took a while, but phase 2 of the the HIPAA Audit Program, conducted by the Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR), is here. Healthcare related organizations from the smallest business associate to the largest covered entity are eligible for this phase of audits—no one is immune.

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