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Privacy and Security

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Latest in Digital Privacy Laws

Last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law, and the landmark bill has become a model for other states when it comes to online consumer privacy. In Utah, the Electronic Information or Data Privacy Act was signed into law this year. The bill gives electronic documents the same legal protection against unwarranted searches as printed documents.

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2019 Cybersecurity Legislation

At least 36 states and Puerto Rico introduced/considered more than 160 bills or resolutions related to cybersecurity so far this year.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Privacy and Security

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Social Media Privacy Laws

Lawmakers in half the states have enacted laws to prevent employers from requesting passwords to personal Internet accounts to get or keep a job.

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Chief Information Security Officers

State lawmakers in at least 15 states, have established, in statute, a statewide position of chief information security officer (CISO) to establish, oversee and facilitate a statewide security management programs and to ensure information is adequately protected.

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