For retailers, the costs involved with a credit card data breach go well beyond the immediate needs of retaining a privileged forensic investigator, hiring outside counsel and public relations and crisis management advisors, and notifying customers of the breach and offering credit protection services to them.

DWT PrivSec and Payments team member Courtney Stout, along with co-author David Zetoony, dive into the many other issues retailers must address in the wake of a data breach in the article “Credit Card Data Breaches: Protecting Your Company from the Hidden Surprises" published in the May and June 2016 issues of Pratt’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Report. To read the article in its entirety, click here.