New York’s Cybersecurity Regulations went into effect on March 1, 2017 and their impact could reach farther than you think — including to small and mid-sized companies that do not do business in New York and are not in the financial services industries. And, they require direct involvement by the Board of Directors. Is your company ready?
In my latest Ethical Boardroom article, I explain
- how these Cybersecurity Regulations can impact businesses of all sizes, in all industries, and all around the world,
- what specific steps regulated companies must take to be in compliance with the Cybersecurity Regulations, and
- what these Cybersecurity Regulations mean for nearly all companies.
Here is the full article from the Winter 2017 edition (page 140) which is available with free registration to the Ethical Boardroom website: Getting to Grips with New York’s Cybersecurity Compliance Rules
- Managing Cybersecurity Risks for Boards of Directors (Winter 2016, p. 116)
- Cybersecurity Risk: Law and Trends – A Director’s Duties Must Evolve With the Company’s (Spring 2015)
Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) is a business lawyer with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Partner at Scheef & Stone, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Texas that represents businesses of all sizes throughout the United States and, through its Mackrell International network, around the world.