Time to Disclose: 2024 Breach Lifecycle Guide

Find out when breaches are required to be disclosed, and who should be the one to do it. Sample 10-K form included.

Recently, breach disclosure requirements have been amped up several notches with changes from the SEC, FTC, FCC, and NYDFS. Some of these new requirements may affect you soon, while some are already in effect.

Moreover, in 2024, the number of legally disclosable breaches is expected to skyrocket from hundreds to tens of thousands, so organizations must be prepared. When should breaches be disclosed, and who should be the one to do it?

This guide, authored by cybersecurity and risk expert Mike Wilkes, includes:

  • Sample 2024 10-K form for your use (see page 8)
  • Breach disclosure requirements for US states
  • 10 guiding steps for breach discovery and disclosure
  • How cyber risk quantification helps you disclose incidents quickly
  • How to determine who decides when to disclose a breach

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