Even in today’s day and age, data security issues are sometimes (much too often, in fact) shuffled aside by C-suite executives who are stuck believing that network security is a concern for the IT department, not those who run the company on a day-to-day basis.
Join us May 16, 2017 at our Pathway to Compliance event to get insights into the challenges organizations face in complying with the demanding new requirements.
Last Thursday, Governor Martinez of New Mexico signed into law the 48th state-level data breach notification law, bringing the requirements for notifying individuals affected by data breaches to this state.
In our last post, we discussed the evolving standing landscape in class actions. That discussion highlighted the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Horizon Healthcare, where the Court held that even without hard evidence that any of the plaintiffs’ personal information was used improperly, the alleged disclosure of information was enough to create a “de facto injury” sufficient to confer standing.
In a recent decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court’s ruling on a motion to dismiss and held that class action plaintiffs had Article III standing on the basis of their data security Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims.