How Prepared Is Your Company For Data Breach Class Action Litigation?
A data breach can be a minor embarrassment, a major catastrophe, or anything in between. If your IT people haven’t gotten your attention, maybe you should hear it from lawyers: Data security breaches are a business problem. They attract class action litigation. If you’re not prepared for them, IT can only do so much. Take our data breach quiz below. If you answer "No" to any of the questions, call us soon. Really soon.
Data Breach Quiz
Test your awareness of data security breach vulnerabilities. Ten "yes" or "no" questions.
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Gerry Silver Interviewed by FOX 25 News on Internet Privacy
Gerry Silver was interviewed by Sorboni Banerjee on FOX 25 morning news. Mr. Silver discussed the street view privacy lawsuit pending against Google. A U.S. appeals court recently upheld a district court decision that Google’s collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks under its street view program is not exempt from federal wiretap laws.
Tips For Defending Against Data Breach Class Actions
Law360, March 8, 2013
Gerry Silver wrote an article, "Tips For Defending Against Data Breach Class Actions," published by Law360 on March 8, 2013. The article summarizes how to best defend against the legal theories and causes of actions typically asserted in consumer class action data breach litigation following hacking or a cyberattack. The article also addresses what steps companies should take going forward to better position themselves to defend and litigate against these claims.
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