Data Privacy and Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Chinese Data Breach Exposes ‘Breed Ready’ Status Of Almost 2 Million Women

“In China, they have a shortage of women,” tweeted Dutch ethical hacker Victor Gevers over the weekend. ” So an organization started to build a …

Data breach compromises information of more than 600000 in Michigan

The information of more than 600,000 Michiganders may have been compromised by a data breach sustained by Detroit-based Wolverine Solutions …

Florida Proposes State Biometric Data Privacy Legislation

Last week, the Washington State Senate passed a data privacy protections package, which would give consumers the right to delete their data held by …

New Jersey Bills Would Give Consumers Control Over Their Personal Data Privacy
The National Law Review

New Jersey has joined a growing list of states considering legislation on data privacy to promote transparency, accountability, and individual choice.

Emerson Hospital Reports Third-party Vendor Breach from May 2018

According to a statement released on March 8, the data breach occurred during a weeklong period from May 9 to May 17, 2018. A former employee of …

Lawmakers introduce bill to protect children’s data privacy
The Hill

A bipartisan pair of senators on Tuesday introduced legislation that would prevent tech companies from amassing personal information about …

Government takes baby steps in data privacy with NIST framework, bill discussions
CIO Dive

The NIST Privacy Framework could provide businesses with a common language and best practices for dealing with data privacy …

Personal data for 1000 pensioners accessed from OC Sanitation District

… plan is on a separate system than its sanitation operations, which cannot be accessed online and have several protections from computer hacking.

Medical IoT Devices with Outdated Operating Sytems Exposed to Hacking

Just last year, the UK Department of Health and Social Care announced that all National Health Service (NHS) computer systems will be transitioned …

2 Billion Unencrypted Records Leaked In Marketing Data Breach — What Happened And What To …

I woke up this morning to discover, yet again, that I was one of a stupidly large number of people whose personal data had been leaked in the latest …