Jeff Jones

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Jeff Jones advises health care clients on a broad range of privacy and data security issues, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state-imposed data privacy laws. As former in-house counsel to a large integrated delivery system, large physician practice group and one of the country’s systemically important financial institutions, he offers practical solutions to the complex regulatory, contractual, and risk management questions emerging from the rapidly evolving fields of data privacy and cybersecurity. Jeff regularly assists clients with data breach response and mitigation, implementation of HIPAA-mandated policies and procedures, privacy audits, third-party requests for information, and HIPAA-related contracts.

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Don’t let Cyber Insurance be Your Cybersecurity Plan

In a recent letter to insurers, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) acknowledged the key role cyber insurance plays in managing and reducing cyber risk – while also warning insurers that they could be writing policies that have the “perverse effect of increasing cyber risk.” If a cyber insurance policy does not … Continue Reading