From the Fall 2018 Issue

What’s the Big Hurry? The Urgency of Breach Notification

Author(s):

Ellen Cornelius, J.D., Senior Law & Policy Analyst, The Center for Health & Homeland Security

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Globally, about 5 million data records are lost or stolen each day. For each theft, consumers spend an average of 20 hours and $770 to attempt to rectify their losses. Individuals’ reputations suffer, sometimes permanently. Consumers should take action after they are notified of a data breach because there is a good chance that criminals … Read more

From the Fall 2014 Issue

Chinese Hackers and Their New Target- Federal Employees

Author(s):

Ellen Cornelius, J.D., Senior Law & Policy Analyst, The Center for Health & Homeland Security

Currently, the U.S.  government monitors approximately 20 Chinese hacking groups; however, no system is flawless. Federal agencies reported that in fiscal year 2013, 9,883 malware attacks were launched.1 The number of intrusions was not released. In March 2014, Chinese hackers allegedly infiltrated the networks of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Government Accountability Office … Read more