Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

data breach

NRF Calls for Fair Federal Data Breach Notification Law

In the wake of last year’s disastrous Equifax data breach and its subsequent cover-up, the National Retail Federation (NRF)—the world’s largest retail trade association—and other groups are demanding that any new data breach notification law passed by Congress should apply to all industries and “leave no holes.”

“American consumers want to know if their data has been breached no matter where the breach occurs,” NRF vice president and senior policy counsel Paul Martino said. “No industry should be allowed to keep its data breaches secret.”

Sally Beauty Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers

Sally Beauty Holdings

Sally Beauty Holdings is offering one free year of credit monitoring and identity-theft protection to customers who may have been affected by its recent data-breach incident.

Although the scope of the data breach has not yet been fully determined, the professional beauty products retailer and distributor has committed itself to keeping customers apprised of updates and providing affected customers with ongoing support.