Close

Are you in compliance?

Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.

×

Status message

Start your free, no obligation 5-day trial to continue exploring with full access.

Wyndham Settles FTC Charges in Cyber-Security Case

Jaclyn Jaeger | December 9, 2015

Wyndham Worldwide this week agreed to settle charges with the Federal Trade Commission that the company’s security practices unfairly exposed the payment card information of hundreds of thousands of consumers to hackers in three separate data breaches.

As Compliance Week previously reported, U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey ruled last year that the FTC could move forward with its lawsuit against Wyndham Worldwide over allegations that the global hospitality company’s data security practices violated Section 5 of the FTC Act, which bars unfair and deceptive acts and practices.

The FTC first...

Read this single article for $49, or click the subscribe button below to review subscription options.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of articles, browse five years of digital magazines, qualify for reduced admission to events, and more.