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The German state of Schleswig-Holstein’s data authority has told a doctors trade organisation that the GDPR prohibits them from issuing prescriptions digitally.
23 August 2022
The recent certification of a class pursuing Marriott and Accenture over a high-profile data breach has potentially cleared a path to demonstrating concrete damages caused by a cyberattack.
10 May 2022
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has scuttled plans to use facial recognition technology, but the chair of a congressional oversight committee has questioned what will happen to the roughly 7 million Americans who already gave the taxman their biometrics.
14 February 2022
Armed with an Eleventh Circuit decision in his favour, LabMD owner Michael Daugherty continues to go after the US Federal Trade Commission for allegedly colluding with a hacker in an ill-conceived enforcement action – one that ultimately ruined his cancer-detection business.
21 January 2022
Cybersecurity experts say an Arizona proposal to ban publicly funded ransomware payments is a step in the right direction, but needs to be coupled with IT upgrades for public agencies.
13 January 2022
Data fragmentation and complexity are the main barriers blocking organisations from making full use of their data, a survey says.
04 January 2022
Several recent US court decisions have put insurers on the hook for ransomware attacks, threatening to upend an area of law that was thought to be settled.
09 December 2021
The US has responded to the increasing size and consequence of ransomware attacks by throwing the full weight of its national security state at the problem.
18 November 2021
Credit unions and other smaller financial institutions have backed legislation that would give regulators Y2K-era powers to examine third-party IT providers.
05 November 2021
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has rejected a lawsuit from two software vendors that sought to overturn a law giving car dealers access to their databases.
04 November 2021
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