You remember the January 2009 data breach of Heartland Payment Systems that exposed 130 million personal records, right? You should — it was the largest data breach of all time. To give you a little background, Heartland Payment Systems processes 100 million credit and debit card transactions per month for 175,000 merchants. In late 2008, a [...]
Florida enacts new state rules and regulations relating to sinkhole insurance and property taxes. A new bill introduced in Pasco and Hernando counties states that insurers can “nonrenew” existing sinkhole coverage. “The bill also requires the state to implement a grading system to determine how effective local sinkhole loss prevention ordinances are at preventing sinkholes [...]
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The editors of Risk Management gathered once again to discuss recent, interesting risk management stories. From discussions about the nation’s dirty drinking water, to the “Iranian Cyber Army’s” attack on Twitter, to the risks and benefits of the new LED traffic lights, to the risks of incorporating wild animals with your entertainment act — you’ve [...]