The New York SHIELD Act … Important information your firm needs to know now!

The New York’s new “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act is broadening the state’s security breach notification requirements and requiring businesses to implement reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards for New York state residents.  The New York SHIELD Act: What Employers Need to Know by SHRM.org provides employers with a breakdown of the updated requirements regarding their employee’s private information.  These same requirements also pertain to New York state residents that may be clients of your firm.  For more information regarding the New York State SHIELD Act and how it applies to your employees or clients, contact CCG at info@cucharalegroup.com.