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Introduction - State Cybersecurity Breach Laws Replaced by Federal Law? (01:36)


This video features Peter Vogel and is intended to inform professionals on the latest trends in creating a federal law protecting against data breaches. This segment orients viewers to the topics that will be covered in this video including why the government is considering it, how it could improve customer protection, its impact on businesses, and current status.

Cybersecurity Breach Laws State vs. Federal (06:14)

Recent trends include that security breaches have increased by 48% since 2013. Vogel describes why individual state laws can be cumbersome, cause conflicts, and are variable. Laws regulate the possessor of data and require victim notification.

Federal Cybersecurity Breach Law: Benefits (03:48)

A Federal Cybersecurity Breach Law would give the FTC enforcement authority and generalize requirements. Vogel explains how a single set of standards would drive down costs. Cyber protection is a main priority of the attorney general.

Federal Cybersecurity Breach Law: Concerns (04:43)

Vogel describes how conflict may occur due to state's rights. Challenges include difficulty enforcing a federal law, possible constitutional challenges, and interpretation. States will be responsible for monitoring security breaches.

Conclusion - State Cybersecurity Breach Laws Replaced by Federal Law? (05:27)

The law may take time to pass in Congress. Vogel describes past legislation including the U.S. Patriot Act and the Computer and Fraud Abuse Act.

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State Cybersecurity Breach Laws Replaced by Federal Law?

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In this report, we’ll explore the effort to create a uniform federal cybersecurity breach law to replace the current laws in 47 states. By viewing this report, IT and business leaders will gain insight into why the change is being considered, and more importantly, what impact it would have on businesses if it’s voted in. This program features attorney and technologist, Peter Vogel, a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, where he co-chairs the firm’s Internet, e-commerce, and technology industry team. After successfully completing this segment, you should be able to: understand why 47 State cybersecurity breach laws may be replaced by a standard federal law, recognize why having a uniform standard law could reduce the cost of breach responses and improve consumer protection, and discuss what impact the change might have on business and IT.

Length: 22 minutes

Item#: BVL146026

Copyright date: ©2015

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