Hospitality & Gaming Risk Management and Insurance Against Cyber Risk

Focus (Industry News)

PUBLISHED ON: February 1, 2016

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Securing data against unauthorized and unintentional disclosure continues to be elusive.For those businesses that need to capture and process third-party customer information through their networks, 2015 proved to be a challenging year from a variety of standpoints, including a legal standpoint.The Hospitality industry was not spared.

One federal court of appeals reinstated class action litigation against a large retailer that had been hacked.Another federal appeals court affirmed the Federal Trade Commission’s power to police business’ cyber security for consumer information.Reading the tea leaves, 2016 does not promise to be any better.