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Target Resolves State Attorney Generals’ Investigation

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn May 23, 2017, it was announced that Target Corporation had settled the investigation initiated by the Attorneys General[1] of 47 states and the District of Columbia resulting from its 2013 data security incident.  Besides the $18.5 million being paid (the largest State AG data breach settlement amount to date), it is the promised remedial … Continue reading

Australian Mandatory Data Breach Regime Moves Closer to Reality

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightAs mentioned in our previous legal update, the Australian Attorney-General’s Department released and sought comments on an exposure draft of a mandatory data breach notification bill, the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 (Cth) (Exposure Bill). The time for submissions has now closed, and the Attorney-General’s Department has published a number of the non-confidential … Continue reading

New data security law in Connecticut imposes new requirements on businesses, regulated entities, and state contractors

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn June 11, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed Senate Bill 949  (“S.B. 949”) into law.  This new law imposes a various new requirements relating to data breach response and notification, including imposing a hard 90-day deadline for data breach reporting and requiring that entities regulated by the Connecticut Insurance Department to implement and maintain … Continue reading
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