Worldwide Regulatory Mandates Protect Individuals Rights
Regulatory Mandate Examples
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) - Enforces privacy standards that protect patients' medical records and other health information provided for health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers. HIPAA HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) - Expands the scope of privacy and security protections under HIPAA, increasing the potential legal liability for non-compliance.
Financial Services Modernization Act (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) - Limits the disclosure of non-public personal information, and in some cases requires financial institutions to provide notice of their privacy practices and an opportunity for data subjects to opt out of having information shared. National banking agencies mandate additional standards including:
- Safeguards Rule requires financial institutions to ensure the security and confidentiality protect the consumer information they collect.
- Red Flags Rule requires that each "financial institution" or "creditor"—which includes most securities firms—implement a written program to detect, prevent and mitigate identity theft in connection with the opening or maintenance of "covered accounts
- Disposal Rule calls for the proper disposal of information in consumer reports and records to protect against “unauthorized access to or use of the information.”
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) - Unifying data privacy laws across the European Union, provides mandates for the protection of individual EU Citizens information and empowers their control of the retention and disposition of their data.
California Civil Code §1798.82 - A security breach notification law requiring the disclosure to all residents of any breach where non-encrypted personal information was acquired by an unauthorized entity.
FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) – U.S. Government wide initiative and guidelines providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services, ensuring the security and auditability around sensitive data.
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