How Should Companies Investigate Security Incidents

How Should Companies Investigate Security Incidents

Posted January 14, 2020
How Should Companies Investigate Security Incidents

  • As of January 1, 2020, California became the first state to permit residents whose personal information is exposed in a data breach to seek statutory damages between $100-$750 per incident, even in the absence of any actual harm, with the passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).
  • A successful defense will depend on the ability of the breached business to establish that it implemented and maintained reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the personal information held.

    Lexology – Jena M. Valdetero and Linda C. Hsu | January 14, 2020