Rivkin Radler’s Shari Claire Lewis wrote an article, “FTC Appears Ready to Begin Enforcing Its Health Breach Notification Rule,” that was published in the New York Law Journal on April 18. The article discusses the Federal Trade Commission’s rule that requires manufacturers of connected medical devices, fitness trackers and other wearables, and health and diet apps that collect users’ health information to notify users in the event of a data breach. The article concludes, “It appears likely that the FTC may be gearing up to begin vigorous enforcement of the Rule to address this growing risk.”

Sign up to receive Rivkin Rounds at www.RivkinRounds.com.