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New York: Reasonable InfoSec or Not Reasonable InfoSec? That Is The Question.

Jun 11 2019
Last week, the New York State Senate, at the request of the state attorney general, passed the “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” (the “Shield” Act). The bill is currently working its way through the New York State Assembly and is expected to be signed by the governor once passed. The Shield Act creates affirmative data obligations, provides factors to determine whether information has been breached, increases civil penalties for failure to notify, and extends the statute of limitations on enforcement actions.
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