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Connecticut Affirms Personal Injury Coverage for Data Breach Requires Actual Publication

As expected, the Connecticut Supreme Court has affirmed decisions by both the trial court and intermediate appellate court that personal injury liability coverage for a business’s data loss or theft requires publication as a matter of law.  We reported on

Posted in Data Breach, Litigation, Privacy

Middle District of Pennsylvania Dismisses Data Breach Class Actions for Lack of Standing

Yet another federal judge has concluded that an individual whose personal information was allegedly accessed during a data breach lacks standing to sue unless and until there has been a misuse of that personal information or such misuse can be

Posted in Data Breach, Litigation

New Executive Order Seeks to Improve Security of Consumer Financial Transactions

The Obama Administration is taking new steps aimed at improving the security of consumer financial transactions.  Specifically recognizing that identity crimes, including credit card fraud, are a risk to U.S. economic activity, President Barack Obama issued an executive order on

Posted in Data Breach, Data Security, Regulations
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