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Synonyms for breach

Synonyms for breach

an opening, especially in a solid structure

an act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example

to make a hole or other opening in

to fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)

Synonyms for breach

a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

make an opening or gap in


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Hear from industry experts on what they foresee in 2016 in our Talking Data Breach video series: http://bit.
Extensive use of encryption, incident response plans, business continuity management, and insurance protection are but a few of the factors shown to statistically decrease the per capita cost of a data breach," he said.
White Paper: Categorizing Data Breach Severity with a Breach Level Index: http://breachlevelindex.
The Resnick decision will not be welcomed by data breach defendants," says Michael Pennington, a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings.
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appropriately to a data breach is critical to restoring customer trust" said Raymond Sprague, senior vice president of small commercial insurance at The Hartford.
Without question, a data breach has the significant potential to harm a business' finances, customer trust, and reputation.
Most of us have received at least one data breach notification letter, informing us that our data has been exposed, and often offering credit monitoring or other services.
This Note argues that existing state laws do not adequately address data security breaches and recommends comprehensive federal data breach notification legislation.
For companies in the risk management business, setting a good example for their policyholders to control claims is just one reason for implementing "Best-in-Class" data breach practices.
In its study of 43 companies that suffered a data breach last year, the Ponemon Institute found the total cost of coping with the consequences rose to $6.
The loosely-knit group of Open Security Foundation volunteers recently played a role in publicizing what is potentially the largest data breach in history, at Heartland Payment Systems Inc.
The Identity Theft Resource Center in San Diego tracked 342 data breach reports from Jan.
The GAO report stopped short of offering recommendations, but noted that requiring affected consumers to be notified of a data breach may encourage better security practices and help mitigate potential harm, even as it also presents certain costs and challenges.