Organizations forthcoming about data breaches? Not really

Time to ShareSimple reason for not disclosing  — potential for getting sued.

More complex reasons — continuity of operations, competitive pressures, effect on stock prices, fear and embarrassment.

Certainly public acknowledgment of an attack can trigger legal obligations, potentially turning corporate offices into a crime scene where employees are unable to work to shut out attackers.

Source: Here’s why companies leave you in the dark about hacks for months – LA Times

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