Health Care Attorneys Examine Ransomware Attacks and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

In The News
August 1, 2016

On July 29, Law360 published an article titled “Inside the HHS Guidance on Ransomware” by health care associate Jennifer Romig (Chicago) and Sarah Blumenthal (Washington, D.C.). The article discusses ransomware attacks, which can compromise the security or privacy of electronic protected health information, and provides the authors’ insights on ransomware attack guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.