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New York’s “first in the nation” financial services cybersecurity rules have been finalized and will go into effect on March 1, 2017. The final regulations cover every business regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies. Covered entities have until August 28, 2017 to comply, although longer compliance dates are applicable to some specific provisions. [...]

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Christopher W. Meyer, Of Counsel with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy. They help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse [...]

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