MetLife Reaches Deal With Conn. Over Data Breach

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 3:54 PM EST) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. has agreed to ramp up its policies for protecting personal data following the disclosure of customer information on the Internet in 2009, Connecticut's attorney general said Tuesday.

As part of an agreement with Connecticut, MetLife will enhance its training for employees on how to protect customer data and will also reimburse customers for the costs of placing and lifting security freezes on their credit files following the 2009 disclosure by a MetLife employee. The insurer will also pay the state $10,000 for...
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