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March 2018

Don’t Get Caught With Your Head in the Sand: What Companies Need to Know About Data Breach Law Today

By Katie Borello

ACC North Florida Chapter’s Q1 Newsletter

Data breaches are having a moment in the media, but it doesn’t look like it is going to end anytime soon. Attention has turned towards the regulation of data breaches due in part to several high-profile breaches that have occurred over the past few years, including the Uber data breach, where the company concealed the breach from regulators and the public for over a year, and then the devastating Equifax breach, where the social security numbers and other personal information of nearly 143 million consumers was exposed. A recent data breach at Applebee’s third-party point-of-sale company may have a large impact on Floridians.[i]