Institution Professor Course Date Data security By mid-July 2015 more than 240 business organizations had their customers notified of cases of security breaches hence jeopardizing information that was personal. French link Resort and Sally Beauty Holdings; a retailer and distributor of beauty supplies were two of the most affected enterprises with each filing a notification with the attorney general of Indiana claiming data breaches that had affected more than 50 000 Hoosiers in each business. According to the management of Sally Holdings criminals had deployed a malware into the system hence compromising the payment card information in both the states. Both states have a safe harbor of encryption. Contrasts. The adopted definition of personal information in Massachusetts is far much wider compared to the general definition adopted in Indiana. The state of Massachusetts gives permission to take private action by anyone; according to chapter 93A of the law unlike in Indiana where private action is not allowed. Works cited Harrell Corey. "Reducing Data Breaches." EDPACS: The EDP Audit Control and Security Newsletter 39.1 (2009): 10-15. Swartz Nikki. "Indiana passes data breach law." Information Management Journal 40.5 (2009): 18-19. [...]
Examine the security data breach posture of the state of Indiana in the United States. Examine Indiana's data breach notification legislation. Furthermore, compare and contrast the posture differences between the States of Indiana and Massachusetts. Also research and document any reported data breaches in the state of Indiana. Lastly, how does any pending legislation affect the state of Indiana? Instructions for writing the paper: - • Pending legislation that could affect your state’s current data breach posture • information research requires a minimum of two complete pages • Any changes you would make to existing policies to enhance their effectiveness * a font size of 10 to 12 points for body text and 14 to 16 points for headings (or use Word's built-in Heading 1 and Heading 2 styles). Use 1" margins on all sides, and single-spacing within paragraphs.