In an effort to protect Massachusetts residents from the rising incidence of fraud and identity theft from data loss, the State of Massachusetts has implemented aggressive regulatory requirements to protect personal information. The state now requires mandatory compliance with 201 CMR 17.00 - Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth (also known as just 201 CMR 17, or the Massachusetts Privacy Law). Building on California’s landmark security regulation SB-1386, Massachusetts Privacy Law establishes a minimum standard to be met for the protection of Massachusetts resident’s personal information (PI) contained in both paper and electronic records.
Are you ready to meet the new privacy standards?
Rapid7, in conjunction with organizations at the forefront of the topic, recently hosted a virtual roundtable on the subject. Panelists for the round table include: