Last week was a busy week for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), as Attorney General Xavier Becerra released draft regulations on October 10 and Governor Newsom signed several pending CCPA amendments into law on October 11.  The CCPA amendments clarified several important issues, including:

  • employee information and business-to-business (B2B) communications are exempt from the

Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center (LAC+USC) has notified patients that the protected health information of over 700 patients seen in the LAC+USC neurosurgery clinic was stolen from an employee’s car. The information, which was contained on appointment lists, included patients’ names, dates of birth, medical record numbers, telephone numbers, gender, and date/time of scheduled appointments,