Attorney General James Applauds Passage Of The Shield Act

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:31

Legislation Strengthens Data Security and Consumer Privacy Protections; Ensures Consumers Receive Notice in the Event of a Data Breach

NEW YORK—Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the passage of The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act by the state legislature. The bill updates New York’s laws governing notification requirements, consumer data protection obligations, and broadens the Attorney General’s oversight regarding data breaches impacting New Yorkers. 

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