Data Breach

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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California healthcare providers can breathe a sigh of relief. Recently, the California Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs suing under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”) may not recover statutory damages from a mere...

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If your company accepts payment cards (credit, debit or prepaid) or transmits or stores cardholder data, we understand that security concerns may keep you up at night. Recent data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and...

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In a decision representative of a growing trend, an Illinois trial court dismissed class claims for lack of standing following an alleged data breach....

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