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The crisis has raised questions around whether firms can ask for information on symptoms and diagnoses, and whether they can store this data. Amanda Beaumont advises.
In the summer of 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (the CCPA), a landmark piece of legislation that represents the most comprehensive consumer data privacy law enacted in the United States to date.
The pace of change in the global insurance market has not slowed down in the last 12 months, nor are there any indications of it doing so over the course of the coming year.
A roundup of recent cyber related developments including: non-material damages under the GDPR; data protection laws in Asia-Pacific; cyber attacks in the education sector; regulation of cryptoassets; blockchain in the pharmaceutical industry; challenges presented by autonomous vehicles; and algorithms as a new emerging risk.
The ICO has threatened British Airways with a record £183.4 million fine under the GDPR, following a well-publicised Magecart attack last year.
Insurers face challenges investigating claims due to companies’ anxieties over data protection and fear of breaching data management obligations, accentuated by the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
A year on from the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 coming into force, we take a look at some of the questions we are most frequently asked by healthcare professionals and care providers.
The sharing of information between insurers in the context of investigating claims fraud is crucial. Without that exchange of information, a fraud investigation can be limited.
Cyber attacks have been a board-level issue for many years, but as technological advances increase, the scale and scope of the threat increases in tandem. It is therefore not surprising that cyber security has joined privacy, data protection, modern slavery, anti-bribery and money laundering, amongst others, as a key element of any business’ corporate governance strategy.
The potentially devastating consequences of large-scale cyber data breaches may be bigger for SME’s, as they lack the same resources to protect themselves against an attack.