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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Why is the Countrywide data breach lawsuit dismissal important?

Posted in Data Breach, Data Security, Lawsuits

Another court has weighed in on the issue of what constitutes a cognizable injury in a data breach case. In a lengthy opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in Holmes v. Countrywide Financial Corp. dismissed a lawsuit against Countrywide by plaintiffs who claimed that their personal information had been compromised… Continue Reading

How Secure Is Your Copy Machine?

Posted in Data Security, FTC

Does your organization use a photocopier?  If so, what types of documents do you copy, fax, and email with it?  Do those documents contain proprietary information or personal information of your consumers/employees?  If so, then you should review a guide issued by the Federal Trade Commission, called “Copier Data Security:  A Guide for Businesses.”  The… Continue Reading