What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner

August 16, 2019

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jenny L. Holmes, Jena M. Grady

What you need to know about the New York SHIELD Act and how overly vulnerable construction companies can protect themselves against cyberattacks. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Consumer Privacy

The New York SHIELD Act — What you need to know

At the end of July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Stop Hack and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act) amending and expanding New York’s current data breach notification law, which may affect persons or companies that do not even conduct business in New York.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Cyberattacks on construction companies: Why construction companies are vulnerable targets and how they may protect themselves

While construction companies do not seem to be the best targets for hackers, they are the perfect combination of numerous moving parts, people, and complex projects. Add to this their lax cybersecurity measures, and hackers have found an opportune target.—Jenny L. Holmes

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