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SHIELD Act Signed in NY

Defines Data Breach and Requires Data Security Controls

New York has brought itself into line with a number of states concerning how they define a data breach, and, where applicable, what substantive security controls they require.

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On July 25, the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 5575, the “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” (SHIELD Act), which had passed the Legislature on June 17, 2019. The SHIELD Act was originally proposed in the 2017-2018 session, but died in committee. It returned with gusto in 2019: proposed in the Legislature in February and passing both houses in a little more than four months.

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