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The Thrills and Chills of Privacy Incident Response

If you think about it, every privacy incident response team navigates obstacles as challenging as any James Bond chase. With short deadlines to comply, ever-changing regulations, and new information about a privacy incident constantly shifting the picture, it’s like doing parkour during an earthquake. And our incident response teams have no stunt doubles!

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Changing Data Breach Laws: Michigan

In 2018, former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law House Bill 6406 (Public Act 649 of 2018). This law exempts entities regulated by the insurance code from Michigan’s Identity Theft Protection Act. As of January 20, 2020, this law is in effect.

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Regulatory Trends to Watch in 2020: The Expanding Scope of Personal Information

In the first nine months of 2019, an average of 7.1% of data privacy or security incidents were breaches that required notification. These incidents had passed through a compliant, multi-factor risk assessment to determine the potential harm for affected individuals. Without this assessment, many companies could report a greater percentage of breaches that require notification.  […]

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