Half of U.S. states have laws requiring businesses to provide security for electronic personal information, with more states taking on these requirements each year. Some states – such as New York and California – apply security requirements to businesses regardless of the business location that processes personal information of state residents. While each state’s laws are slightly different, most contain common elements. This summary will focus on California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas. Below, learn more about state security laws and how Rapid7 can help you achieve compliance goals.
Implement safeguards to protect personal information
Maintain an information security program
Identify risks to personal information
Detect and report breaches and system failures
Test and monitor security effectiveness
Require service providers to protect personal information
In many ways, the U.S. is comprised of 50+ individual governing bodies. Some policies overlap, and of course many do not. Learn how to stay compliant in the states with the most complex regulatory requirements.