In a late-night hearing on Tuesday, the California State Senate’s Judiciary Committee deliberated on a suite of proposed amendments to the state’s comprehensive new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
The cyber threat landscape is continually evolving.
On June 17, the New York State Senate passed S5575B, the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act to amend the state’s breach notification law, N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law § 899-aa.
On June 14, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 4390 to amend the state’s data breach notification law, and with that Texas joins a growing list of states passing privacy legislation in 2019.
Since May 7, 2019, the city of Baltimore has been debilitated by a ransomware attack on its IT systems.
Nevada has just passed its own privacy law, SB 220, allowing consumers to opt out of data sales by web operators in exchange for monetary consideration.
California’s sweeping consumer privacy and data security law, the California Consumer Privacy Act, is set to take effect in 2020 despite concerns that big problems with the new law remain unresolved.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) just reiterated its guidance on managing risks in technology service provider (TSP) relationships in a new Financial Institution Letter (FIL).
Since the passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in June 2018, over a dozen other states have moved to enact similar comprehensive privacy legislation.
If the action from the 116th Congress matches only half of the noise it is making regarding the tech industry, the next few months are likely to see a revolution in the government’s approach to regulation in our digital era.