HHS releases voluntary cybersecurity practices for health industry

(Washington, DC – Insurance News 360) – On Dec. 28, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” publication. The four volume publication, aims to provide voluntary cybersecurity practices to healthcare organizations of all types and sizes, ranging from local clinics to large […]

U.S. Department of Labor recovers $49,269 for employees after investigating overtime violations by Jacksonville, FL Company

(Jacksonville, FL – Insurance News 360) – Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor Jacksonville-based Stone World Imports and Manufacturing, Inc. paid $49,269 in back wages to 21 employees. The investigation revealed that the company paid only straight time rates to employees, not overtime when warranted. The failure to pay time-and-a-half for hours […]

Edgar hacking case ends in charges by SEC

(Washington, DC – Insurance News 360) – On Jan. 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged nine individuals participating in a previously-disclosed scheme to hack the SEC’s EDGAR system to get non-public information for illegal trading. Those charged are an Ukranian hacker, six individuals in California, Ukraine, Russia and two entities. According to the SEC […]