Topic: Data breach notification

Mondelez fires back over law firm data breach

Snack maker Mondelez has sought to dismiss a consolidated group of lawsuits stemming from a data breach at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

14 November 2023

Australian data regulator takes rare enforcement measure

Australia’s data regulator has taken an enforcement step over a data breach, signalling a change in regulatory approach.

06 November 2023

Financial data scrutiny heats up: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 27 October 2023

Senate Democrats question financial and tax-prep online service providers; the FTC passes an amendment forcing non-banking institutions to report data breaches; and a privacy class action against Foursquare is dropped.

27 October 2023

FCA fines Equifax £11 million

The UK’s financial regulator has fined Equifax for failing to protect UK customer data outsourced to its US parent – six years after the 2017 cyberattack was reported.

13 October 2023

Blackbaud pays $49.5 million over cyberattack

Business software platform provider Blackbaud has agreed to pay $49.5 million to 49 state attorney general offices and Washington, DC to settle a data breach investigation.

05 October 2023

Companies may face cybersecurity lawsuits without D&O insurance protection

Directors and officers insurance policies may not shield boards from litigation stemming from the SEC’s new cybersecurity disclosure rules.

29 August 2023

UiPath hit with Romanian fine following data breach

Software provider UiPath will challenge a 346,598 lei (around €70,000) fine issued by Romania’s data protection authority, following a breach that disclosed more than half a million users’ personal data.

22 August 2023

Orrick faces class action over data breach

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has been hit with a class action suit after a data breach at the firm allegedly exposed clients’ personal data.

15 August 2023

Berlin company fined over employee data processing

The Berlin state regulator has ordered an unidentified company to pay €215,000 after finding it illegally processed sensitive information about its employees during their probation period.

02 August 2023

Korea fines Meta and OpenAI

Korea’s data regulator has fined Meta for unlawfully using third-party data for targeted advertising without consent, and fined OpenAI while vowing to continue investigating AI technology.

01 August 2023

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