Vt. Grocer Settles AG's Suit Over Slow Data Breach Response

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Health food store Natural Provisions Inc. has agreed to upgrade its computer security system and pay a monetary fine to resolve the Vermont attorney general's allegations that it failed to promptly notify consumers and correct system vulnerabilities following a 2012 data breach, the regulator said Wednesday.

The settlement stems from a breach that resulted in the theft of credit card numbers used at the store last year. While Natural Provisions was alerted to the breach immediately after the card issuers traced the fraud back to the...
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