New York Could Soon Pass Its Own GDPR-Inspired Data Security Law

May 29, 2019 | In The Media

New Yorkers could soon have clearer insight into when, where and how their data has been compromised under the terms of a bill expected to pass this week in the state’s legislature. The state’s lawmakers are debating whether to approve a bill that would update the state’s data breach notification law to cover more personal information and force firms to disclose ransomware infections, among other measures. The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Handling (SHIELD) Act also would cover any business that holds sensitive data of New York residents, rather than only firms that do business in the state…READ MORE