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Maryland Court Finds Coverage for Lost Data and Slow Computers After Ransomware Attack

Hunton Privacy

As previously posted on our Hunton Insurance Recovery blog , a Maryland federal court awarded summary judgment to policyholder National Ink in National Ink and Stitch, LLC v. This is significant because it demonstrates that insureds can obtain insurance coverage for cyber attacks even if they do not have a specific cyber insurance policy.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 26 February – 3 March 2024

IT Governance

TB Turtlemint Source (New) Insurance India Yes 1,800,000 Chunghwa Telecom Source (New) Telecoms Taiwan Yes 1.7 Source (New) Engineering Japan Yes >5 TB Array Networks Source (New) Cyber security USA Yes 2.5

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 463 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

France Travail data breach impacted 43 Million people Scranton School District in Pennsylvania suffered a ransomware attack Lazarus APT group returned to Tornado Cash to launder stolen funds Moldovan citizen sentenced in connection with the E-Root cybercrime marketplace case UK Defence Secretary jet hit by an electronic warfare attack in Poland Cisco (..)

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Court Rules Fraud Involving a Computer Is Not ‘Computer Fraud’ under Crime Protection Policy

Hunton Privacy

18, 2016), that a crime protection insurance policy does not cover loss resulting from a fraudulent email directing funds to be sent electronically to the imposter’s bank account because the scheme did not constitute “computer fraud” under the policy. Great American Ins. No 15-20499 (5th Cir. Background. Read the full alert.

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Understanding HIPAA: A Guide to Avoiding Common Violations

Armstrong Archives

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) ensures individuals’ health data protection and privacy. This includes insurance companies, nurses, and doctors. It’s all about creating the perfect balance between optimal medical services while upholding patient privacy.

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China’s PIPL has finally arrived, and brings helpful clarification (rather than substantial change) to China’s data privacy framework

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

Rather than bringing substantial changes to the existing China data privacy framework, the PIPL helpfully consolidates and clarifies obligations on processing of personal information at a national law level. To be clear, this is not China’s own GDPR.

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First Multistate HIPAA Data Breach Lawsuit May Signal Increased State Interest in Data Security Enforcement

Data Matters

On December 3, 2018, twelve attorneys general (“AGs”) jointly filed a data breach lawsuit against Medical Informatics Engineering and its subsidiary, NoMoreClipboard LLC (collectively “the Company”), an electronic health records company, in federal district court in Indiana. See Indiana v. Informatics Eng’g, Inc. , 3:18-cv-00969 (N.D.