Read Taylor Armerding list four worst data breaches of 2019 on Security Boulevard :
Corporations that don’t keep their data secure may soon long for the good old days when the “only” expenses they had to worry about from a data breach were recovery costs, brand damage, lawyers’ fees, and potential class-action lawsuits. Because soon the cost of noncompliance could dwarf everything else. First was the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 18 months ago. Next, on Jan. 1, 2020, comes the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). And numerous other pending state and federal laws in the U.S. could, in some cases, impose even harsher penalties than GDPR for failure to protect data.
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