I recently gave a talk on Faculti about ideas in my recent book, BREACHED! WHY DATA SECURITY LAW FAILS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT (Oxford University Press 2022), about how major security breaches could be prevented through new approaches to data security law. The Faculti platform provides a library of 8,000 video and audio insights […]
Tag: Data Breach Litigation
Archive of posts about data breach litigation by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
The Future of Cybersecurity Insurance and Litigation: An Interview with Kimberly Horn
Cybersecurity litigation is currently at a crossroads. Courts have struggled in these cases, coming out in wildly inconsistent ways about whether a data breach causes harm. Although the litigation landscape is uncertain, there are some near certainties about cybersecurity generally: There will be many data breaches, and they will be terrible and costly. We thus […]
Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms
My new article was just published: Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms, 96 Texas Law Review 737 (2018). I co-authored the piece with Professor Danielle Keats Citron. We argue that the issue of harm needs a serious rethinking. Courts are too quick to conclude that data breaches don’t create harm. There are two […]
Why Do Lawsuits for Data Breaches Continue Even Though the Law Is Against Plaintiffs?
by Daniel J. Solove If there’s a big data breach, the class action lawyers will start nipping like a bunch of hungry crocodiles. Upwards of forty separate lawsuits were filed against Target after its data breach, and one was filed the day after the breach became public knowledge. The law, however, has thus far been […]