Speaker, NAPHSIS Systems & Interoperability Workshop, HIPAA & Vital Records,
October 8, 2019
Co-Author, Law Journal Newsletters: Cybersecurity Law & Strategy, Know Your Tech
, March 19, 2019
Co-Author, Bloomberg Law, INSIGHT: Enforcing the Crypto Freeze,
September 28, 2018
Credited, California Law Review Online: Vol. 7, Incomprehensible Discrimination
, March 2017
Credited, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-2, Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms
, December 14, 2016
April 7, 2020
A side effect of the current global pandemic is the skyrocketing popularity of video-teleconferencing services. Among them, Zoom is a rockstar. Per its own estimates, Zoom grew its user base from 10 million to over 200 million, and counting, in the span of two months.
March 31, 2020
The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently issued bulletins with important guidance for health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The OCR has recognized that, during the COVID-19 national emergency, health care providers may seek to communicate with patients, and provide so-called “telehealth” services, through remote communications technologies. Some of these technologies, and the manner in which they are used by HIPAA-covered healthcare providers, may not fully comply with the requirements of the HIPAA Rules. However, in light of the national emergency, the OCR said that it will not impose penalties against covered health care providers for the lack of a HIPAA business associate agreement (“BAA”) with video communication vendors, or any other noncompliance with the HIPAA Rules that relates to the good faith provision of telehealth services during the COVID-19 nationwide public health crisis.
March 25, 2020
With everyone’s attentions devoted to the COVID-19 crisis and the disruptions it has caused to the normal rhythms of business and personal affairs, it should come as no surprise that criminals and scammers are seeking to take advantage of the situation.