5 Breach Lawsuits Filed Against Premera – HealthcareInfoSecurity

4 Apr

premeraFive class action lawsuits have been filed in federal court against Premera Blue Cross in the wake of a data breach that affected 11 million individuals across the country. Meanwhile, its CEO has provided answers to questions from a U.S. senator regarding the hacker attack.

See Also: Actionable Threat Intelligence: From Theory to Practice The five lawsuits filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Seattle make similar allegations – that the company failed to protect customers confidential information, putting those affected at risk for identity theft. Among the complaints allegations is that the data breach resulted from Premeras alleged “failures to follow HIPAA.”

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