Date Added: Jul 2010
Data privacy has become a business imperative for any enterprise. It has always been very important, but the recent rash of well-publicized information breaches, coupled with the financial and reputational damage that can result, has brought privacy even more to the forefront for many organizations. The Massachusetts Privacy Regs have received much attention, primarily because they are the latest in a series of laws that increase the specificity and stringency of requirements over previous mandates. As such, this could very well be the model upon which later laws are based.