Data security and breach notification in the USA

Brittany M. Bacon, Lisa J. Sotto, Jeffrey Dunifon, Aaron P. Simpson, Ryan P. Logan and Maeve Olney’s article about the state data security and data breach notification in the United States on Lexology : Sector-specific laws impose information safeguarding requirements on covered entities in certain industry sectors. For example, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act requires financial institutions […]

Why Mandating Cyber Reporting, Basic Coverage Makes Sense: Cyence Exec

Matt Honea, cyber manager at Cyence, a San Mateo, Calif.-based cyber risk modeler, thinks a great way to get companies to report cyber attacks is to make them do it. Honea, who believes insurers can be a catalyst for collecting data on cyber attacks and attempted attacks, also believes it’s a good idea to make cyber […]

Yahoo breach data reveals the need for ethical breach reporting

Read why”Michael Heller says that Yahoo data breach reveals the need ethical data breach reporting by companies on Tech Target : Security researchers saw data from more than 1 billion Yahoo accounts sold to multiple threat groups on the deep web, but the method of breach reporting meant Yahoo didn’t learn about the incident for […]

EBA’s Proposed Guidelines Call for 2-Hour Notice of Data Breach

The European Banking Authority (EBA) working with the European Central Bank (ECB) recently released a consultation paper on guidelines for payment service providers (PSPs) to follow in the event of security breaches. Read more about the proposed guidelines by European Banking Authority (EBA) for data breach notification in banking sector on Pay Before.

Data Breach Notification Laws: What to consider

Read David Zetoony and Bryan Cave explain the different data breach notification laws on  JD Supra : Although Congress has attempted to agree on federal data breach notification legislation, there is no national data breach notification law that applies to most companies. Instead, 47 states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin […]