August 10, 2018 quotes Thora Johnson on online privacy in the healthcare sector

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On August 10, 2018, Thora Johnson was quoted in regarding this year's regulatory and legislative backlash against lax online privacy rules and how the healthcare apps and wearables market is influencing consumer privacy.

According to the article, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which offers privacy protections, is not necessarily protecting the data collected by the apps and wearables devices.

In fact, "the wearables market may have less robust security protections than healthcare systems integrated into large corporate infrastructures," noted Ms. Johnson.