In the first Cybersecurity Newsletter of 2019, our team discusses a New Year’s Eve hack involving The Dark Overlord hacker group that has escalated despite the victim’s payment of a ransom, the HHS’s recently released guidelines for cybersecurity practices in the healthcare industry, the nation’s first privacy law specifically targeting data brokers going into effect in Vermont, a study finding that hospital advertising expenses increase substantially following a data breach, and more.

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – January 8, 2019