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Software Firm Slapped With Suit After Driver’s License Breach

Dec. 9, 2020, 5:44 PM

An insurance technology provider that experienced the loss of drivers’ personal information earlier this year should be on the hook for the compromise, the plaintiff in a proposed class action in Colorado federal court argued.

Denver-based Vertafore Inc. acted negligently and violated the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act by failing to guard against the threat, plaintiff Conner Masciotra alleged in a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

The company confirmed the “data event” in November, telling consumers that a third party potentially accessed files without authorization sometime between March and August. The files contained Texas ...