Insight: New Level for Cyber Rules

Best's Review
May 8, 2017

Ted Augustinos, Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group and Office Managing Partner of the Firm’s Hartford office, authored an article discussing recently implemented New York cybersecurity regulation and why it is a critical development for the insurance industry. Augustinos noted: “The landscape is clearly changing for the insurance industry and its approach to cybersecurity, and the new regulation promulgated by the New York Department of Financial Services will have far-reaching implications… The regulation is both broader and more specific than existing cybersecurity requirements, and covered entities will need to take action to comply, or to claim an exemption.”

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