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Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

(AP)—Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age—an omission that seems striking in light of the ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Cybersecurity issue goes beyond the Anthem headlines

While the security breach affecting as many as 80 million Anthem Inc. customers generates big headlines because of its size, it's the smaller-scale attacks that concern Purdue University cybersecurity expert Eugene Spafford.

Feb 06, 2015
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Giant US health-data breach could lead to China

Data on as many as 80 million customers at US health insurance giant Anthem was stolen by hackers, officials confirmed Thursday, in a cyberattack investigators have reportedly linked to China.

Feb 05, 2015
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China tightens rules on Internet use, online comments

China announced Wednesday that users of blogs and chat rooms will be required to register their names with operators and promise in writing to avoid challenging the Communist political system, further tightening ...

Feb 04, 2015
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