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Florida Updates Its Data Breach Law – Florida Information Protection Act of 2014

As of July 1st, Florida’s data breach law will have some teeth!  The Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 was just recently signed by Governor Rick Scott and goes into effect July 1st.  Florida’s new law makes it one of the most strict out there, don’t worry California you still hold the crown, and broadens […]

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The Data Breach Blame Game

With the recent high profile data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus & Michaels, the retailers & banks have started to turn on each other.  This argument is not surprising now that the federal government is investigating and CEOs are being hauled in front of Congress.  Improvements to the information security infrastructure is going to require significant […]

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Data Breach Coverage Isn’t in You’re Homeowners Insurance

Late to the party I know, but a really interesting case came down from the 7th Circuit that confirmed that data breach coverage is not included in a homeowners policy.  Cyber insurance, or cyber liability insurance, is a separate insurance product, much like auto or boat insurance and isn’t usually in the same policy.  Cyber […]

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