Tennessee Breach-Notification Law Indicative of Data-Security Regulators’ Lack of Creativity

Guest Commentary in the Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse

David Zetoony authored a blog post June 6 for the Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse on the Tennessee breach notification law, which he says is indicative of data security regulators’ lack of creativity. The Tennessee legislature amended its data breach notification statute so that beginning July 1, a “breach of security” will no longer have the qualifier that the data must be “unencrypted.” Despite this change being characterized by the media as making the Tennessee statute “among the nation’s toughest,” Zetoony argues that the change will have very little, if any, impact on businesses. Click here to read the blog post.

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Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel (2016)

David Zetoony’s Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel was published May 27 by Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) as part of its Contemporary Legal Note Series. WLF describes the publication as “a concise but comprehensive guidebook for navigating the daunting challenge of managing data-privacy and security compliance in today’s high-risk legal environment.” Members of Bryan Cave’s Data Privacy and Security Team contributed to this publication. Michael Kaplan, senior vice president, chief legal officer and chief compliance officer of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., authored the foreword. Click here to view the guidebook.

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