Senators Push for Data Breach and Privacy Legislation Following Marriot Breach

U.S. Democrat Senators Mark Warne, Ed Markey, and Richard Blumenthal published statements asking for the passage of data security and consumer privacy legislation by the Congress following the Marriot International hotel chain breach.

The Marriott hotel chain disclosed a huge data breach on November 30 which affected 500 million customers who had their data stored in the chain’s Starwood guest reservation database.

Moreover, the massive security breach happened in 2014, and Marriot found out about it on September 10 following an internal security alert regarding an attempt to access the Starwood reservation database.

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