Don't Let Lax Vendor Info Security Ruin Your Holiday Sales

Law360, New York (November 20, 2015, 5:46 PM EST) -- Dean Harvey

Matt Cin

Jordon De La Cruz Many of the largest retailer data security breaches have been caused or enabled by the acts or omissions of retailers’ vendors, such as the widely publicized incident at Target Corporation. Several such breaches occurred through the use of phishing emails or direct malware attacks on their vendors and exposed retailers to millions of dollars in stolen information, credit monitoring costs, credit card replacement fees and class actions.

As large retailers become more dependent on third-party vendors, the possible...
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