IT Compliance Advisor

May 27 2009   4:51PM GMT

Zero liability limits legal recourse for PCI data breach violations

Scot Petersen Scot Petersen Profile: Scot Petersen

The recent dismissal of lawsuits against retailer Hannaford raises questions about what recourse consumers have if they are victims of a credit card data breach.

In this Compliance Advisor podcast, PCI expert and ecommerce writer Evan Schuman, of Storefrontbacktalk.com discusses the “zero-liability domino effect” that protects the retailers in the case of a data breach.

Meanwhile, Heartland Payment Systems is continuing to fight back against its data breach, and recently announced an aggressive transaction encryption plan, though it still may not prevent thefts of internal data.

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