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Breach

A violation. For trade and legal contexts, see breach of concession agreement and breach of contract.
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The letter asked for a uniform national law to replace existing state laws, establishment of reasonable data security standards, Federal Trade Commission enforcement, and a requirement that all breached entities be obligated to notify consumers when they suffer a breach of sensitive information that creates a risk of identity theft or financial harm.
The number of records breached in malicious outsider attacks increased by 286 per cent from 2015.
Of the 47 programs that breached, 18 programs breached more than one time.
The breach might be inefficient if the seller breached because her cost of producing a replacement was more than the contract price but less than market price at time of breach.
Notify individuals whose data had been breached in accordance with federal and state laws.
In all, the ITRC found about 36 million records were potentially breached in 2008, based on figures derived from the notification letters and information provided by breached entities.
This is clearly problematic, as failure to assess how many people are falsely breached and then financially penalised prevents accurate analysis of this policy.
Arthur Andersen was faced with a claim that it had breached a duty of care implied in the contract with its client.
Banks alleged that Bethlehem had discharged him without just cause and that the union had breached its duty of fair representation.
In a year highlighted by the biggest data security breaches on record, the higher education vertical appears to have had a reprieve relative to prior years in terms of overall breaches reported and the corresponding number of total records breached.
An issue that will most certainly arise during a government investigation is whether the breached data was encrypted.
Turkey accounted for 26 per cent of compromised records, with its massive GDPCA breach in which 50 million records were breached by a malicious outsider.