Protection of Personal Information: Massachusetts Requires Comprehensive Information Security Policy

Protection of Personal Information: Massachusetts Requires Comprehensive Information Security Policy

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The Massachusetts Department of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation has issued final regulations implementing the Commonwealth's security breach law, Massachusetts General Laws c. 93H (the Regulations). The Regulations, codified at 201 CMR 17.00: Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth, become effective on January 1, 2009, and establish rigorous standards for safeguarding personal Information. See our recent Email Alert covering the new Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth.