List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2020 – 36.6 million records breached

IT Governance

Author of FastPOS malware revealed, pleads guilty Cyber insurance: The moral quandary of paying criminals who stole your data For six months, security researchers have secretly distributed an Emotet vaccine Please stop hard-wiring AWS credentials in your code.

FINLAND: PARLIAMENT APPROVES NEW ACT ON THE SECONDARY USE OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE PERSONAL DATA

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

These are mainly administrators of major national registers, inter alia: the Social Insurance Institution (KELA), the Population Register Center (Väestörekisterikeskus), the Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus) and the Pension Security Center (Eläketurvakeskus), National Supervisory Authority For Health and Welfare (Valvira), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Työterveyslaitos) and Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea). By Joonas Dammert. Background.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

The CCPA, as adopted, contains important exemptions for businesses already collecting “personal information” (as that phrase is defined under the CCPA) under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”), Health Insurance Portability and Availability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), and Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994 (“DPPA”). Consumer privacy rights in California are well established.