3rd Party Risk Management , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management

ISMG Editors: UnitedHealth Group's HIPAA Breach Fallout

Also: The End of an Era at Mandiant and Privacy and Ethics Concerns Related to LLMs
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tony Morbin, Marianne Kolbasuk McGee and Michael Novinson

In the latest weekly update, Information Security Media Group editors discussed the implications of Kevin Mandia stepping down as Mandiant CEO; UnitedHealth Group's responsibility for a massive HIPAA breach at its subsidiary, Change Healthcare; and privacy concerns over large language models.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tony Morbin, executive news editor, EU; Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity; and Michael Novinson, managing editor, ISMG business - discussed:

  • Key factors that led to Kevin Mandia's decision to transition from CEO to an advisory role at Google;
  • Why more than 100 medical associations and industry groups are urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to hold UnitedHealth Group solely responsible for HIPAA breach notifications following the Change Healthcare ransomware attack;
  • The privacy and ethics debates surrounding large language models as many companies, such as Slack and Salesforce, are automatically opting in users to use their data for training.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the May 10 edition on the wrap-up of RSA Conference 2024 and the May 17 edition on why synthetic ID fraud is on the rise.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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