Anthem update: Data breach roundup

The Anthem breach continues to spawn more class action suits, the most recent of which was filed in federal court in Orlando. It’s also been a busy week in the data breach realm. Below are a few highlights from the past few days.

Data Privacy and Cyber Security, Health Care Industry

Anthem data breach lawsuit comes to federal court in Ohio

The fallout from the Anthem data breach has reached Ohio, as a proposed class action suit was filed on Monday in federal court in Cincinnati. We’ll be taking a more in-depth look at this case in the coming days to get a sense of what sorts of claims are at issue and how similar suits might proceed.

Data Privacy and Cyber Security, Health Care Industry

Anthem data breach update

Regular news followers are likely aware of last week’s data breach at Anthem. We’ll be tracking the fallout and effects of the breach, particularly from a class action perspective. To that end, more information on the breach is listed below.

Breach Background
“Insurance giant Anthem hit by massive data breach” from CNNMoney

Legal Fallout from the Anthem Breach
“Anthem’s big data breach is already sparking lawsuits” from Fortune
“Georgians sue Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia over data breach” from the Atlanta Business Chronicle
“Anthem sued over data breach by California consumer” from LifeHealth Pro
“First lawsuits launched in Anthem hack” from USA Today

Data Privacy and Cyber Security, Health Care Industry