If your health care organization swipes credit cards, such as for the collection of copayments, parking fees, or even gifts in a gift shop, you should read this important update regarding “Backoff” Malware, which includes practical steps for protecting your credit card data. “Backoff” Malware is responsible for more than 1,000 breaches of credit card information, including the Target mega breach. Check out the Mintz Levin Privacy and Security Matters blog for more information on this and other privacy and security issues.
Dianne J. Bourque advises health care clients on licensure, regulatory, contractual, risk management, and patient care matters for Mintz. Dianne counsels researchers and research sponsors on FDA and OHRP regulations. She also counsels clients on data privacy issues, including HIPAA standards.