Data Breach

On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address (“SOTU”), which included proposals regarding privacy and data security. This isn’t the first time that we’ve heard promises about these topics in the SOTU....

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Friday, November 7, 2014 – 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Presenters: Stacey Brandenburg & Marc Zwillinger from ZwillGen & Maurice Liddell from UHY Announcements of newly discovered data breaches occur almost monthly. Although falling prey to a breach can...

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Recently, Home Depot moved to dismiss one of the more than a dozen class action lawsuits filed against it following a revelation last month that its payment data system was breached. Home Depot’s motion illustrates...

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California Amends Data Breach Notification Law

October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

California amended its data breach notification law at the end of September, placing new requirements on companies offering identity theft prevention and mitigation services to those affected by data breaches. Additionally, the amendment prohibits the...

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Two big names in the technology software and equipment industries won at least short-term victories last week in the Northern District of California. See Halpain v. Adobe Systems, Inc., 5:13-cv-05226 (N.D. Calif. 2014); Doe I...

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Last week, Hold Security, a Milwaukee information security firm, announced that a Russian cyber gang, dubbed “CyberVor”, nabbed over 4.5 billion user records. Of these records, Hold Security estimates that 1.2 billion usernames and passwords,...

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