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3 Important Questions the State Attorneys General Will Ask Your Company Following A Data Breach

In an earlier blog post I wrote about how [w]hen your company has a data breach, these are the top 3 questions that you will be required to answer: How did the breach happen? What steps did your company take before the breach to protect the data and keep it from happening? What steps is […]

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3 Important Questions Your Company Must Answer After A Data Breach

Riddle: What has sensitive data, is the target of cyber criminals, and will (almost certainly) have a data breach? Answer: YOUR COMPANY! When your company has a data breach, these are the top 3 questions that you will be required to answer: How did the breach happen? What steps did your company take before the breach […]

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The SEC Will Be Looking at Companies’ IT Security and Data Breach Response Policies — Is Your Company’s Up to Date?

THE POINT: Recent statements from the SEC indicate that the new standard of care for companies may require policies in place for (1) prevention, detection, and response to cyber attacks and data breaches, (2) IT training focused on security, and (3) vendor access to company systems and vendor due diligence. Do you still think your […]

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Texas’ Amended Data Breach Notification Law

Texas amended its existing data breach notification law which became effective on September 1, 2012. The relevant section of the law is titled “Notification Required Following Breach of Security of Computerized Data” and is found at Section 521.053 of the Texas Business and Commerce Code. The main body of the law provides as follows: (b)  A […]

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Data Breach – Who’s Gonna Get It?

The message–that’s what I’m talking about–who’s gonna get the message sent to them first? UPDATE: Global Payments Inc. April 2012 Data Breach Costs $94 MILLION! Data breaches, hacking, and privacy are one of the biggest news stories for 2011 and we are just just barely through the first half of the year. By now even […]

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