August 12, 2020
New York attorney general offers legislative plan to update breach notification law
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill in the aftermath of the Equifax hack that would update New York State’s data breach notification laws and expand the reach of cyber standards over businesses.
The bill, known as the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, was introduced in the New York Legislature on Nov. 2.
It would specifically apply breach notice requirements to any businesses holding the private data of New Yorkers. This is a change...