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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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LCMHS hospital suffered a Ransomware attack at Louisiana hospital that impacted 270,000 patients

Security Affairs

The security breach took place on October 21, 2022, when the internal security team detected unusual activity on its computer network. Health insurance information. Social Security numbers (in some cases). The attackers had no access to electronic medical records. Patient identification numbers.

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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. Healthcare has become more interconnected than ever, making it important to protect patients’ sensitive information.

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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.

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Delaware County, Pennsylvania, opted to pay 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer gang

Security Affairs

. “Sources said the county is in the process of paying the $500,000 ransom as it’s insured for such attacks.” “The County of Delaware recently discovered a disruption to portions of its computer network. The incident was disclosed on Monday and now Delaware County has paid a $500,000 ransom. Pierluigi Paganini.

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Information Management in the Not-So-Distant Future of Health Care

AIIM

The classic example is the insurer that won’t pay for care that a doctor determines a patient needs. Insurers are about profit; doctors are about delivering the best care. Today, if you have a computer, you have a doctor – videoconference doctor visits routinely complement in-person ones. Electronic Health Record.