From: threatpost – The First Stop for Security News – Attorney Adds Security Company, State IT Department to Data Breach Lawsuit

Posted on 2012/11/06


a quick re-post from threatpost – The First Stop for Security News http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/attorney-adds-security-company-state-it-department-data-breach-lawsuit-110512

Attorney Adds Security Company, State IT Department to Data Breach Lawsuit by Anne Saita

A former South Carolina lawmaker has added the data security firm Trustwave and the state’s technology department to a lawsuit filed in the wake of a massive data breach at the state’s Department of Revenue.

The Associated Press reports attorney John Hawkins in an amendment claims Trustwave “violated and failed to comply with the duties imposed upon them to encrypt data and to expeditiously disclose the breach of security.”

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