California continues to lead on data privacy protection. Since the adoption of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), cracking down on data breaches and promoting consumer privacy has remained a priority in the state. Recently, a California resident filed a federal class action lawsuit against Salesforce, the cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Hanna Andersson, which is a children’s clothing company.
Data privacy laws are popping up everywhere. Two years after the EU implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), providing individuals with significant control over their data and harsh penalties for organizations that do not comply.read more
In recent years, many states have been updating their data privacy laws to account for new technologies and security risks. On Oct. 23, 2019, a New York law on data breach notification requirements became effective.
As data continues to span across the four corners of the globe, lawmakers worldwide strive to keep up the pace with regulations. The European Union has the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides comprehensive protections over private consumer data.read more