Understanding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Cyber Security Expectations
One of the biggest challenges in cyber security litigation today is determining damages. Maybe a hacker breached a company's cyber security and stole your personal information, but were you hurt? Did someone take that information, use it to impersonate you, and generate charges for which you were liable? Did you have to take any steps or expend any sums to remedy the breach? The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been thinking about this issue a lot. In September, the Acting Commissioner of the FTC, Maureen K.