Breach Notification Laws-What Every Business Owner Needs to Know

February 2011
Gary Zhao
The Counselor


Gary Zhao co-authored an article featured in the February 2011 issue of The Counselor, the newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association's Section on Business Advice & Financial Planning. The article, "Breach Notification Laws-What every business owner needs to know," discusses how identity theft and the theft of electronically stored personal information has greatly increased in recent years, imposing financial harm and other costs on businesses and individuals. The article also discusses some significant consequences of a breach, what breach notification laws require, and how preventing unauthorized access is the surest way to both comply with the law and keep customers satisfied.

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