U.S. House Passes Data Breach Bill

Last week, U.S. House of Representatives legislators passed the Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA), which requires security policies for consumer information, regulates the information broker industry, and establishes a national breach notification law. The bill now moves to the U.S. Senate, which is also considering a similar measure.

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One Reply to “U.S. House Passes Data Breach Bill”

  1. This is interesting Jack, because if I understand correct, this bill is forcing U.S. organisations to be proactive in protecting consumer data, rather than reactive, i.e. informing consumer that a breach has occurred after the event 😉

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