View from the States: Emerging Regulatory and Enforcement Activities and the Growing Authority of the State AG Offices for Breaches and Failure to Notify

March 23, 2015 10:05am

Patrice Malloy
Chief, Multi-State and Privacy Bureau Sr. Assistant Attorney General
Florida Office of the Attorney General

Nicole R. Beck
Deputy Attorney General
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General Bureau of Consumer Protection

Joanne McNabb
Director of Privacy Education and Policy
Office of the Attorney General, California Department of Justice

Joyce Yeager Esq. CIPP/US, CIPM
Assistant Attorney General
Missouri Attorney General’s Office

Matthew F. Fitzsimmons
Assistant Attorney General
Connecticut Attorney General’s Office

Jim Hood
Attorney General
State of Mississippi

Gene Fishel
Sr. Asst. AG
Virginia AG Office

Barbara Anthony
Undersecretary Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Paul Singer
Deputy Chief - Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Texas Attorney General


Alfred J. Saikali
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

Matthew H. Meade
Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC

  • Balancing state breach notification requirements with responsibilities arising under other federal and state laws
  • Notification guidelines: how soon a company is required to inform customers of a data breach
  • Civil or criminal penalties for failure to disclose, or for security/privacy failures discovered as a result of disclosing
  • Private right of action: whether this option exists: are plaintiffs succeeding in this area?
  • What kinds of breaches, if any, are exempt from reporting
  • Using insurance effectively to assist with related cost