Security Regulations Summary

Security News that may affect website design and/or may require website modifications

Following are links to security information that may affect website design and/or may require website modifications. The GDPR is one of the strictest security policy and is being followed on this page because if you do business with anyone in the EU ans surrounding areas, these rules apply to you. Further, the U.S. and individual states are adopting similar regulations and requirements. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

United States

In the U.S., security laws are currently being governed by individual states. This makes complying with security requirements very difficult. We will attempt to list states that make changes or enact rules over and above Federal Guidelines.

U.S. Department of Education New Reporting Regulations and Fines 02/16/18
How GDPR will affect websites in the United States and Elsewhere 02/07/18
By State:
Delaware Adds More Stringent Data Breach Notice Law 08/21/17
Maryland Updates Data Breach Notification Law Breach notification in Maryland now includes: passport numbers, health insurance policy numbers, fingerprints/ retina scans or other biometric data, any mental or physical health information (generally anything covered by HIPAA), usernames/passwords that give access to a person’s e-mail address. 01/02/18
Breach of Personal Information Notifications Act for Pennsylvania 2006


10 steps to take ahead of Australia’s new data breach regulations 02/07/18
Notifiable Data Breaches scheme takes effect on 22 February 2018

Canada (PIPEDA)

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) 09/11/17


China Makes Chat Group Administrator Criminally Liable for Unlawful Messages 09/19/17

GDPR EU (General Data Protection Regulation)

UK to fine critical organizations up to $24M if they fail to put in strong cyber security 02/16/18
GDPR Will Affect Charities 01/02/18
The Impact of GDPR On Today’s Mobile Enterprise 12/07/17
What Does GDPR Mean for SEO? 11/16/17
GDPR Infographic 10/30/17
Is Your Business Ready for GDPR? This is a checklist of crucial considerations. 10/13/17
EU says it’ll pass online hate speech laws 09/29/17
1 in 5 Businesses Claim a Fine Wouldn’t Bother Them 09/07/17
Navigating GDPR in the Mobile Enterprise 09/05/17
What You Need to Know About How GDPR will Change Data Protection 08/31/17
How to Report a Data Breach Under the GDPR 08/11/17
UK New Data Protection Proposed New criminal offences will be created to deter organisations from either intentionally or recklessly creating situations where someone could be identified from anonymised data. 08/09/17
UK Organizations Can Face Fines Up to $26 Million for Cyber security Failures 08/09/17

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