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Privacy and Security

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2022 Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

In recent years, information privacy has gained momentum as a significant issue in state legislatures. View types of consumer privacy legislation introduced and enacted in 2022. 

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Statewide Cybersecurity Task Forces

At least 30 states have created a statewide cybersecurity task force, commission, advisory council or similar group in the past several years. Although most have been created by executive order, at least eight states created these initiatives through legislation.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Privacy and Security

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Facial Recognition Gaining Measured Acceptance

Facial recognition technology has state lawmakers, government officials, businesspeople and consumers everywhere exploring the opportunities and benefits it may offer. So why have Amazon, IBM and Microsoft announced plans to limit their sales of the technology?

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Legislator Privacy Guide and Glossary

This document serves as a guide for legislators considering comprehensive privacy legislation. It outlines common provisions in enacted state comprehensive privacy laws in California, Colorado and Virginia and discusses compliance considerations. It then describes and compares common terms and definitions found in both enacted and 2021 introduced privacy legislation.

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Overview