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May 2015

U.S. Companies Wouldn’t Have to Disclose Certain Cyber Breach Events Under Proposed New Legislation

Is This a Good Idea?  Yes, But… Both chambers of Congress have recently introduced legislation which would give companies an increased measure of discretion when deciding whether or not a breach of personally identifiable consumer data must be reported to those potentially impacted by the breach.  Under a wide array of current state laws, companies must alert consumers of a breach of their personal data regardless of perceived harm.  The …Read More