Supreme Court denies CareFirst’s petition to review breach case

Supreme Court denies CareFirst’s petition to review breach case

When a data breach occurs at a company, do data breach victims have the right to sue? How is “harm” defined in data breach cases? And how much harm resulting from a data breach is needed to support a consumer lawsuit? The high-profile case CareFirst v. Attias has been...
The Intriguing Story of LabMD – Part 2

The Intriguing Story of LabMD – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we began to tell the story of how one simple breach of a single rule by a single employee sank a $4 million per year company called LabMD, and how the breach triggered very expensive – and extensive – litigation. As LabMD dealt with its new...
Directors and Officers On the Hook For Breach-Related Mismanagement

Directors and Officers On the Hook For Breach-Related Mismanagement

In response to a security breach in 2000 at the State Department, then Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told her staff, “I don’t care how skilled you are as a diplomat, how brilliant you may be at meetings, or how creative you are as an administrator – if you are...