Brooks Pierce partner Will Quick recently authored an article on data privacy regulation and the Equifax data breach for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Privacy and Data Security Section blog.
The article, entitled “Equifax and the Increasing Role of State Attorney Generals in Data Privacy Regulation and Enforcement,” discusses the Equifax data breach and the regulatory responses to it. Quick details key points and takeaways from the breach.
Quick states: “What seems certain in the wake of the Equifax breach and settlement is companies of all types—not just consumer reporting agencies—should expect to be held accountable for their data privacy practices.”
The full article can be read here.