How the SHIELD Act Expands Legal Reach on Breaches

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Interested in some (thankfully) non-pandemic related news? New York State’s SHIELD Act is in effect as of March 21, 2020. The SHIELD Act (Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act) takes several actions, including: broadening the definition of “Private Information”, expanding the definition of breach, and expanding the reach of the law to include … Read more

Portland Business Journal Cybersecurity Thought Leader Forum

On July 9th the Portland Business Journal hosted a Thought Leader Forum on cybersecurity. I was honored to be one of the five local cybersecurity experts who participated. We discussed risk assessment, prevention and crisis management (aka data breach). From preventable data breaches to training and enforced policies – because the vast majority of issues … Read more