Norton Rose Fulbright’s Data Privacy co-chairs authored a blog post that reported on the recent Anthem breach and the consequential cybersecurity risks for its customers. See Anthem breach posts significant cybersecurity risks for Anthem’s customers; may trigger legal obligations, Data Protection Report, February 8, 2015.

The data breach, which affected about 80 million current and former customers and employees, is already the subject of class-action law suits in three different states. See Anthem faces wave of class-action lawsuit filings, HealthcareDive, February 9, 2015.

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