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NYDFS Enforcement Reveals State Data Breach Laws Can Trigger Mandatory Reporting of Non-Material Breaches
Author: Maryam M. MesehaDate: June 1, 2021
Two recent cybersecurity enforcement actions resolved by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS or Department) highlight the importance of notifying NYDFS of cybersecurity incidents. Notably, even if the breach is not considered “material” under NYDFS’s Cybersecurity Regulation, 23 NYCRR Part 500 (Part 500), reporting to NYDFS may still be required if the breach triggers notification to another government entity, such as required under another state’s data breach law.
NYDFS enacted the first state-level cyber regulations for the financial industry in 2017. Its comprehensive regulations impose a wide range of obligations on banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions ( “Covered Entities”).
Are Your Vendors the Weak Link in Your Cybersecurity Defenses?
A wide-scale cyberattack revealed how easily an entity’s IT systems can be compromised by the vulnerabilities of an entity’s software...
Failing to Timely Report a Data Breach Can Be a Costly Mistake
A New York mortgage company recently paid a $1.5 million penalty for failing to timely report a data breach to...
Dunkin’ Donuts Facing NY AG Suit Over Data Breach Response
In Response to How the Company Handled its 2015 Data Breach, NY AG Letitia James Recently Filed a Lawsuit Against...
NLRB Says Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors
The National Labor Relations Board Recently Published an Advice Memorandum Concluding That Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors The National Labor...
Key Lessons from Uber’s Record Data Breach Settlement
December 12, 2018
Uber Agreed to Pay a Record $148 Million to Settle Accusations that it Intentionally Concealed a Major 2016 Data Breach...
Key Questions to Ask After a Compliance Failure
August 24, 2018
Even the Most Successful and Well-Managed Business is not Immune to Compliance Failure... Even the most successful and well-managed business...
Seven Key Cybersecurity & Privacy Law Developments From 2017
January 9, 2018
From Equifax to WannaCry, the Steady Stream of Data Breaches & Cyberattacks Throughout 2017 Led To Several Cybersecurity & Privacy...
Proposed SHIELD Act Would Have Broad Reach
December 12, 2017
In Response To Recent Equifax Breach, SHIELD Act Has Been Proposed in New York The massive Equifax data breach continues...
New Jersey Cyber Breaches by the Numbers
November 29, 2017
New Jersey Recently Published a Report Detailing The Year's Cyber Breaches The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and the State...
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