Articles by tag: Federal Trade Commission

BetterHelp & GoodRx Are a Good Lesson. The FTC Health Privacy Rule Will Come for You If You’re “Deceiving” Patients.

FTC Health Breach Notification Rule

Health data privacy has a new enforcer in town. This year has been a year of federal crackdowns in the healthcare industry as digital health companies have faced the hammer of the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly sharing customers’ health data for advertising purposes. Last month, the FTC put GoodRx in its scopes for “failing […]

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Weighing the Risks of AI Tools, From Demographic Bias to Privacy Violations

With Microsoft announcing a multibillion dollar investment into ChatGPT, Google launching Bard, and China’s search engine giant Baidu, Inc. entering the race with Ernie, the AI party has officially begun. More companies are integrating ChatGPT into their daily operations as the tool proves itself as flexible for a variety of use cases, and adoption […]

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Biden Flashes Warning to Big Tech as Antitrust Team Takes Shape

(Bloomberg) – President Joe Biden’s plan to put two progressive antitrust scholars in top positions signals an aggressive approach to combating corporate consolidation and monopoly power, especially that wielded by technology giants such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. Biden’s team is vetting Lina Khan, a Columbia Law School professor who specializes in antitrust law, […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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