View Author 8 April 2011
Recent high-profile attacks on corporate databases highlight the importance for every company to have readily-available legal and technical plans to address data security breaches when the inevitable happens. As many companies learned over the past few weeks, a breach in a service provider’s network can create significant legal obligations and liabilities for them. Liability can attach to a company, through its service provider, regardless of the security of the company’s own network. These points were illustrated by recent events.