NY’s SHIELD Act has taken effect — what does this mean for your business?


Amid the escalating COVID-19 situation, one may easily overlook the fact that New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act entered into force March 21. What does this mean for your business?

The key changes of the SHIELD Act include expanding the definitions of “private information,” what constitutes a “breach,” and requiring businesses that own or license New York residents’ private information to implement and maintain security safeguards. Read more.


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