state data breaches

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

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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