McCarter partner Scott Smedresman analyzes New Jersey’s newly enhanced data breach notification laws in ROI-NJ. Under the new law, companies must notify customers when a data breach jeopardizes not only their financial information or social security number, but also their username, email address, password, and security question data for online accounts.
Scott said, “There’s an emerging recognition here and around the globe that account access credentials can be just as sensitive as financial information or social security numbers. As technology evolves and the way that people interact does, we’ve become reliant on the dozens of different online accounts we use to manage every aspect of our lives.”
Read the full article in the May 27, 2019, print issue of ROI-NJ.