There are many ways a business may experience a data breach. Employees are human who sometimes mishandle protected information and/or fail to secure devices. International cyber criminals operate outside the reach of the U.S. justice system. Chances of a breach have increased due to the explosion of: (a) internet traffic, mobile devices, software applications, and cloud based data traffic used by businesses; and (b) sensitive data handled by employees.
Eric Samore, co-chair of the firm's data security and breach practice group, authors "How to Effectively Manage a Data Breach," which gives readers a tips and tricks on how to form a data response plan.