Cybersecurity in Flux: Unpacking Regulatory Changes Amidst the Rising Tide of Digital Threats

As October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s an especially appropriate time to provide an overview of the evolving cybersecurity obligations, guidance, and risks following recent regulatory developments and cyberattacks that regulators are seeking to address.

In the past few months, a series of cybersecurity events, developments, and proposals have emerged from federal and state regulators in (i) the nation’s capital [Washington, D.C.], (ii) the nation’s financial capital [New York], and (iii) arguably, the nation’s data protection capital [California].

We offer four critical takeaways for every business in managing their cybersecurity program.