Bloomberg Law
Dec. 18, 2020, 9:35 PM

Supply Chain Attack Targets Face Array of Disclosure Mandates

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

The supply chain cyberattack against the U.S. government and private sector will force affected companies to reckon with dozens of state data breach notification laws and other disclosure requirements.

The patchwork of state notification statutes, with differing definitions of what constitutes a breach and what types of personal information are included, will be another headache for businesses investigating the fallout, attorneys say.

The attack hit U.S. federal agencies and private companies, including technology giant Microsoft Corp. and cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc. Potentially affected businesses and government agencies are working to assess their own systems, and the full extent of the ...

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