Are You Ready? Companies Doing Business with New York Residents Face Tighter Data Security Requirements and Increased Scrutiny of Breaches
July 29, 2019
Karen H Bromberg and Marvin J Lowenthal examine the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (“SHIELD”) Act, which amends New York’s current data breach notification law and places increased obligations on businesses that handle private data. With the SHIELD Act, New York joins the growing list of states that have adopted legislation to strengthen consumer privacy protections.