One of the Heartland lawsuits dismissed December 10, 2009Posted by jonathanpenn in privacy.
See the news article here.
This was the shareholder lawsuit, not the consumer/victim lawsuit, so different issues apply. But it’s still interesting. Somewhere down the road, such a case will win…likely because of a smoking gun email by IT security staff. That calls for greater communication and accountability around security, which smells like GRC to me.
DataLossDB.org maps stock price showing when the data breach occurred. Here’s the chart for Heartland.