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Spokeo Continues to Divide the Lower Courts in Cybersecurity Litigation

Two decisions last week further widened the divide among the Courts of Appeals in applying Spokeo in cybersecurity litigation.

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CyberSecurity News: Spokeo, Galaria and Braitberg

Two Courts of Appeals have issued decisions during the past week related to cybersecurity and data retention which anyone who maintains electronic data and personal information should read.

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Seventh Circuit Sides with Plaintiffs and Reinstates Consumer Data Breach Class Action Previously Dismissed for Lack of Standing

Last week the Seventh Circuit reinstated the Neiman Marcus data breach class action, holding that plaintiffs had satisfied Article III’s standing requirements based on at least some of the injuries they alleged. In doing so, the Seventh Circuit became the first federal court of appeals to rule on a challenge to the standing of purported data breach victims in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Clapper v. Amnesty International, 133 S. Ct. 1138 (2013), and diverged from the growing majority of federal district courts that have held similar allegations are insufficient to confer standing.

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Another Court Joins Majority In Dismissing Data Breach Class Action For Lack of Standing, But Spokeo Could Change the Litigation Landscape

Last week, the Eastern District of Louisiana joined the growing majority of district courts around the country that have held increased risk of future identity theft or identity fraud posed by a data breach is not sufficient to confer Article III standing on individuals whose information has been compromised but not yet misused.

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DOJ Cyber Incident Guidelines – A Good Read for All Companies Looking to Develop a Cybersecurity Plan

On April 29, the Department of Justice published its “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents”, which is an excellent, easy to read summary of steps companies can take to protect against cybersecurity incidents 

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