On July 25, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act (S5575B/A5635), which expands existing data breach notification requirements and puts into place new data security obligations on businesses that own, license or, in some cases, maintain computerized data that includes any New York resident's private information.

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