As you are now all too well aware, on February 5th Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield disclosed that it had experienced a data breach in late December that it believes compromised the confidentiality of personal information. The breach affected not only Anthem clients but also clients of other Blues companies that partner with Anthem. Many of your employer clients are now asking – how does this affect our company? The answer – in classic lawyerly fashion – is: it depends.
Add another one to the list.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the latest federal organization to be hacked. Four websites operated by the organization, who manages the weather satellites that provide data to the National Weather Service among other responsibilities, we’re hacked and disrupted “leading to down-time by weather satellites.”