The bulk of the $5.5 - $8 million settlement will go to the lawyers who handled the case on a contingency basis. Sony Pictures employees who were part of the suit will each receive about $1,000, credit monitoring and $1 million in identity theft insurance while Sony would pick up the tab for a further $2.5 million — or up to $10,000 per individual — for class members who experience unreimbursed loss from identity theft attributable to the Sony Pictures cyberattack.
"[breach] that left the personal information of employees and ex-employees vulnerable."Organizations seeking to proactively detect data theft by hackers posing as insiders can utilize identity and activity analytics.
- Hollywood Reporter
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by insiders such as employees, contractors, providers, and vendors.Sources:
(a) Sony's Settlement With Employees Over Hacked Data Worth More Than $5.5 Million - www.HollywoodReporter.com, 10/20/2015