Tag Archives: First American data breach

In The Real Estate Industry Cybersecurity Is No Longer An Option, It’s An Imperative!

For title insurance companies in New York State, the issue of maintaining a high level of information protection through cybersecurity protocols is nothing new! Back in 2016 the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) proposed and then implemented strict regulations ‘which aimed to protect consumers and financial institutions from cyber-attacks by requiring banks, […]

Data Breach! New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Drops The Hammer On First American Title Insurance Co.!

An excellent article appeared this week in the Eye on Privacy blog at the law firm Sheppard, Mullin, concerning an event in the title insurance industry that highlights a gross violation of the New York cybersecurity rules that became effective in March 2017!  The event occurred in 2018 when a data breach was announced by First American Title Insurance […]

First American Title Facing Civil Charges Filed By New York Regulators for a Massive Data Security Breach!

Absolute Cybersecurity Protection is an Imperative for Title Insurance Companies in New York!  In 2017 the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) implemented 23 NYCRR 500 designed to make sure that firms in certain industries have cybersecurity protocols in place to securely protect the NPI, or non-public information, of their clients. To summarize the parameters, […]