Many employers often question what recourse is available when faced with the destruction or alteration of company data by former employees. This question is made more complicated when employees use their own personal computer for work. In addressing this issue, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern division held that an employee’s
Restitution Includes Credit Monitoring Costs Following Data Breach Under CFAA
By Joseph J. Lazzarotti on
Posted in Data Security, Identity Theft, Information Risk
A recent criminal case involving a government employer harmed by a computer hacking incident affecting its personnel records may provide support for companies seeking to recover the costs they incur when taking appropriate steps to investigate these data incidents and mitigate harm when a breach is found to have occurred.
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