Tag Archives: Privacy

Google To Buy Fitbit For $2.1 Billion, What About Privacy Concerns?

Fitbit Co-founder/President & CEO James Park speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco … [+] 2019 at Moscone Convention Center on October 04, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Getty Images for TechCrunch Fitbit is getting Googled, in more ways than one. That’s because there was a Fitbit of… Read More »

Groups oppose HHS efforts to change SUD privacy rules

Proposed changes to rules governing the confidentiality of patient records created by federally assisted substance use disorder treatment programs are facing strong opposition from stakeholder groups. Addiction treatment, healthcare and privacy rights organizations are raising the red flag regarding last week’s proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services—they contend that the rules would… Read More »

Pending Federal Privacy Legislation: A Status Update

Vince Kuraitis Deven McGraw By DEVEN McGRAW and VINCE KURAITIS This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” In our initial blog post of February 20th, “For Your Radar – Huge Implications for Healthcare in Pending Privacy Legislation,” we broadly discussed six key issues for healthcare stakeholders in… Read More »

NIST releases Risk Management Framework 2.0 to combine privacy, security and supply chain into one

The National Institute of Standards and Technology posted the newest update to its Risk Management Framework. “RMF 2.0 is the first framework in the world to address security, privacy, and supply chain risk in an integrated manner — at the organization, mission/business process, and system levels,” NIST Fellow Ron Ross wrote in a Twitter post.… Read More »