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U.S. Dept. of Ed Provides Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy

This video shows how K-12 schools can improve how they protect student privacy while using online educational services and applications.

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CardioNet, a Pa.-based wireless health services provider, became the first such company to be punished for potential HIPAA non-compliance by the HHS Office for Civil Rights. By CS Staff · April 25, 2017

The Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act is the latest bill that may become the newest drone law. By CS Staff · April 05, 2017

A judge ruled that open records laws apply to the university's handling of animals. By CS Staff · March 09, 2017

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires all federally covered healthcare entities and associates to follow strict guidelines on the release of protected health information to law enforcement personnel and agencies. In some cases, a subpoena is required while other permissions are based on a patient's actions or statements. In the end, it is up to hospital officials and their business associates to craft patient health data policies that comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule to avoid fines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights. By Zach Winn · February 21, 2017

The secretary is accused of stealing patient information and giving it to accomplices to commit tax fraud. By CS Staff · February 03, 2017

The decision represents a rare outcome for HIPAA non-compliance, which is often resolved with a settlement. By CS Staff · February 02, 2017

The HIPAA settlement is the first to enforce the notification rule. By CS Staff · January 11, 2017

Kanye West is the latest celebrity to have his medical record privacy violated at the hospital. By CS Staff · December 22, 2016

The settlement, which covers cyber security issues experienced by the school, also includes a corrective action plan. By CS Staff · November 29, 2016

The ruling ends a debate over whether or not the school's police department must follow public records laws. By CS Staff · November 17, 2016