Following a near unanimous vote in the Connecticut House, Connecticut is set to become the fifth state to pass comprehensive privacy legislation. With the addition of the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), Connecticut joins California, Virginia, Colorado, and Utah, in regulating businesses that possess, store, and/or sell consumers’ personal data. The CTDPA comes on the
Brett Lawrence is an associate in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group who focuses his practice on data privacy and cybersecurity issues, insurance coverage, and other general and professional liability matters. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Possible Cyberwarfare? Here’s How to Stay Armed.
On March 18, 2022, President Biden issued a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom (the “March 18th letter”) requesting that he secure California’s computer systems and critical infrastructure in light of recent Russian cyberattacks against Ukraine. President Biden advised Newsom to gather his leadership team to discuss California’s cybersecurity and address several fundamental questions…
Preparing for the Tidal Wave and Bracing for the Tsunami: Utah Becomes the Fourth State to Pass Privacy Legislation
At last count, at least 39 states have introduced (or passed) comprehensive privacy legislation. After what was previously a watch-and-wait game of legislative whack-a-mole, we are now seeing this legislation get passed and implemented more regularly and with greater speed.
Case in point, within two months of entering the new year, Senate Bill 227, titled…