Dorsey partner Melissa Krasnow discusses in The Corporate Counselor the privacy and corporate governance laws that govern the obligations of a company to keep information secure. In this second of three articles on the topic, she provides an overview of requirements for providing notification of a security breach under state security breach notification laws and the factors a company should take into account regarding disclosure under federal securities law. Read the article (PDF)

Part I available here  (PDF format)
Part III available here (PDF format)

"Disclosing Information Security Breaches Under Privacy and Securities Laws" was published by The Corporate Counselor, March 2007. Republished with permission.