A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Nationwide Mutual Insurance to pay state $80,000 following settlement over data breach

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky’s General Fund will receive $80,000 from a settlement with the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company, concerning an October 2012 data breach. The data breach was allegedly caused by the failure to apply a critical security patch. It resulted in the loss of personal information...