A Verizon insider data breach has impacted employee data of 63,206 employees. incident occurred when a Verizon employee violated company policy by gaining unauthorized access to a file containing workers’ personal information.
Pro-Russian hacktivists breached the Idaho nuclear lab and stole sensitive employee data after compromising a federally-approved third-party vendor system.
Employers must familiarise themselves with India's new Digital Personal Data Protection Act, and assess its implications for employee data. With compliance likely to require significant administrative and technical overhauls within organizations, it is prudent to begin readiness evaluations early.
Vice Society ransomware group has published a treasure trove of sensitive internal documents and employee data stolen during the CommScope ransomware attack. CommScope's customers include hospitals, schools and U.S. federal agencies.
Retailer WH Smith suffered a cyber attack that leaked employee data, including names, dates of birth, and National Insurance Numbers. The incident leaked the data of current and former employees, but customer data was unaffected.
When the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) takes effect and replaces the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on January 1, 2023, businesses will have new privacy obligations with respect to personal information of employees, applicants for employment, independent contractors, owners, directors, officers, and their beneficiaries and emergency contacts who are California residents.
Employee data collection is a longstanding practice. In light of the trends in privacy law, employers may want to reassess what they are collecting and how long the information should be retained.