New Bill Seeks to Expand California Data Breach Notification Law

Another California data breach has led state lawmakers to introduce additional laws in regards to HIPAA. California has already introduced some of the toughest data breach notification laws in the United States, and these may soon become even tougher after the new bill is signed into effect. If a California data breach occurs, state law requires that data breach notifications to be issued to consumers. This includes any [...]

2023-08-08T08:47:33-04:00March 8th, 2019|

Business Associate HIPAA Violation, 20,000 Records Breached

Business associates are continually finding themselves in a state of turmoil when it comes to security and HIPAA compliance. Recently, Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California experienced a breach of 20,000 patients’ medical records due to a business associate HIPAA violation. The medical records were made accessible online to the public for almost a year after an error was made by one of Stanford [...]

2023-08-08T08:54:02-04:00February 28th, 2019|