Seventh Circuit’s Latest Word on Standing Requirements for Data Breach Claims
- - PrivacyOn April 14, 2016, the Seventh Circuit again weighed in on Article III standing requirements in a putative class action involving an alleged data breach. In Lewert v. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. , Case No. 14-3700 (7th Cir.), the two named plaintiffs each... ›
HIPAA and Health Care Apps: Is Your App Covered?
By: Erin M. Bosman and Julie Y. ParkHealth care apps are one of the most important and growing segments in the ecosystem known as the Internet of Things (IoT). After the recent amendments to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that, among other things, broadened the definition of a... ›
Internet of Things: Whose Data Is It Anyway?The Internet of Things (IoT) is booming. Smart cars, wearable health trackers, connected medical devices, drones—entrepreneurs and evolving industry are connecting to the world in ways only science fiction writers imagined. In 2008, the number of connected devices surpassed the number of people on... ›
FDA Embraces Internet of Things: New Draft Guidance on Postmarket Cybersecurity for Medical Devices
By: Erin M. Bosman and Julie Y. ParkThe FDA’s recently issued draft guidance on “ Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices ” seeks to address some of the increasing concerns that medical device providers, regulators, and consumers have about postmarket cybersecurity standards related to medical devices. Because the consequences of... ›