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The New York SHIELD Act

New Cybersecurity Protections for information of New York Residents

Recruiting in the New York City Hall Park in 1864 — Illustration from a sketch by George Law published in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper March 19 1864 — The US National Archives

Last revised: January, 2020

On July 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into Senate Bill 5575B, the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.

The SHIELD Act, codified under Article 39-F of the New York General Business Law, modified existing New York data breach provisions…



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