Data Theft? Fox Rothschild Launches Data Breach 411 iPhone/iPAD App

A law firm has created an app to help counsel comply with the myriad state data breach notification requirements. From their press release:

Features of the Fox data breach app include:

  • State Security Breach Statutes: An alphabetical listing of the 46 states that have data breach laws in place and links to all the relevant notification statutes.
  • HIPAA/HITECH Statutes: Breach notifications rules and other pertinent information related to the loss or theft of personal health information.
  • Resources: Links to credit agencies and credit monitoring services as well as the FTC website. Also, a section on COPPA – the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – and relevant information surrounding the mining of data on minors. This section also includes links to Fox’s Privacy Compliance & Data Security Blog and its HIPAA, HITECH and Health Information Technology Blog.

The app is available for free in the iTunes Store. To download it, click here.

Over the past decade, Vernick has developed extensive fluency in the rapidly evolving field of privacy and data security. He routinely counsels multinational and mid-sized businesses on how to mitigate risk and overcome the challenges posed by the current state and federal enforcement environment. For several years, Vernick has contributed to the “Combating Cyberthreats” section to West/Thompson Reuters’s Data Security and Privacy Law guide, and he is also a frequent commentator for national and local media outlets on current issues related to privacy.

The app is a free download.

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2 comments to “Data Theft? Fox Rothschild Launches Data Breach 411 iPhone/iPAD App”

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  1. Reader A - January 21, 2014

    I felt this was a nice mobile application for reference and was curious to see it.
    I did not download this app as I could not find its Privacy Policy. Did anyone see the Privacy Policy for this data breach/security application?

    • Dissent - January 21, 2014

      I looked for one, too, but didn’t see it. Maybe if we downloaded it and checked the “About” link, we’d find it? But I don’t like to download first and then hope there’s a policy.

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