Issue No. 06 - November/December (2006 vol. 4)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2006.143
John P. Tomaszewski , TRUSTe
Whether it's lost laptops, misplaced backup tapes, or data posted to Web sites, data spills have become a fact of life. In the US, state governments and federal agencies have responded with a series of notification rules, which require companies to inform the affected individuals after security incidents. Yet, to determine whether an incident affects individuals' privacy and thus requires notice, organizations must uncover a fairly in-depth set of facts.
privacy, security incident, security breach, incident trigger, legislation
J. P. Tomaszewski, "Are You Sure You Had a Privacy Incident?," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. , pp. 64-66, 2006.