FTC, TJX Settle Retail Data Breach Cases

Law360, New York (March 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission following what has been called the largest retail security breach in U.S. history, discount retailer TJX Cos. Inc. has agreed to implement a comprehensive security program and be audited by security professionals every other year for 20 years.

In a complaint released Thursday, the FTC alleged that TJX, which operates T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, A.J. Wright and Bob's Stores, failed to use reasonable and appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal information on its...
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