Why a Data Breach at a Genealogy Site Has Privacy Experts Worried

Heather Murphy reports that a data security incident involving GEDmatch has people worried. GEDmatch already had privacy advocates worried because of the data it has shared with law enforcement. Now there was a new reason for concern….. The peculiar matches began early on a Sunday morning. Across the world, genealogists found that they had...

Article: Optimizing Breach Notification

A new article is available for download on SSRN: Verstraete, Mark and Zarsky, Tal, Optimizing Breach Notification (July 14, 2020). University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3650724 Abstract Maintaining data security is a crucial social objective in the digital age. An emerging strategy to ensure adequate security is through breach notification...