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Advisory Firm CohnReznick Faces Class Action Over Data Breach

Aug. 3, 2021, 6:38 PM

Advisory firm CohnReznick LLP faces a potential class action over a data breach that allegedly exposed the personal information of a client firm’s customers.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleges that customers of Genesis Corp. were notified of a data breach that occurred in early 2021. CohnReznick advises the company on tax preparation, according to the complaint.

The suit accuses CohnReznick of failing to safeguard its clients’ data, in violation of the California Consumer Privacy Act and other legal standards.

The court should order improvements to CohnReznick’s cybersecurity such ...

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