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Equifax Data Breach-Related Securities Suit Dismissal Motion Denied in Part, Granted in Part

During 2017 and 2018, plaintiffs’ lawyers filed a number of securities class action lawsuits against companies that had experienced data breaches. Among the highest profile of these cases was the securities lawsuit filed in 2017 against the credit rating firm, … Continue reading

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Equifax Enters Into Consent Order with State Banking Regulators Regarding 2017 Data Breach

As reported in BNA Privacy Law Watch, on June 27, 2018, Equifax entered into a consent order (the “Order”) with 8 state banking regulators (the “Multi-State Regulatory Agencies”), including those in New York and California, arising from the company’s 2017 … Continue reading

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After Equifax, a renewed focus on state and federal cybersecurity disclosure

Recent data breaches at Equifax and the Securities and Exchange Commission have renewed the spotlight on all aspects of cybersecurity, including disclosure. Shortly before the public revelations of these breaches, on August 17, Delaware’s governor signed the first major revision … Continue reading

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The Equifax Hack Just Got Bigger

Just when we thought news about the Equifax hack couldn't get worse, the company announced yesterday that “an additional 2.4 million Americans were impacted by last year's data breach.” Unlike the millions of other Americans impacted by the hack, however, … Continue reading

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Investigation into Equifax Hack Stalled by CFPB Head, Mulvaney

After the enormous Equifax hack, many expected the government and industry professionals to put measures in place designed to protect against similar hacks down the road. Unfortunately, it seems the opposite is happening. According to reports, the head of the … Continue reading

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