In early 2014, when plaintiffs initiated data breach-related derivative lawsuits against the boards of Target Corp. ( here ) and Wyndham Worldwide ( here ), there was some speculation that these cases might be the first of what could become a wave of...
There has been extensive litigation filed in the wake of the many high-profile data breaches over the last several years, but by and large the lawsuits have been filed on behalf of consumers or employees. Along the way, there have also been lawsuits filed...
After claimants filed shareholders’ data breach-related derivative suits against the boards of Target ( here ) and Wyndham Worldwide ( here ), a number of commentators (including me) asked whether we could see a wave of cybersecurity related D&O...
In a ruling that could provide an important boost future consumer data breach class action litigation, the Seventh Circuit has reinstated the Neiman Marcus data breach lawsuit, ruling that the district court erred in concluding that the plaintiffs’...
by Kelsey S. Farbotko
Data breaches are at the forefront of the news, and many companies, including those dominant in the health care industry, have found themselves front and center in the headlines. Although recent news stories have focused their...
Smaller companies increasingly are the subject of data
breaches and those smaller companies "are the number-one target of
cyber-espionage attackers," according to a recent study detailed in a April 24,
2013 CFO.com article entitled "Should...
cyber-attacks and data breaches are becoming increasingly commonplace,
management and corporate boards are seeking avenues to transfer a wide-range of
potential cyber risks through an insurance policy. Mr. Zeichner discusses the
four key questions...