Connecticut Becomes 5th US State to Get Data Privacy Law

Healthcare Info Security

Brian Pereira

Connecticut has just become the fifth U.S. state to get a comprehensive data privacy and online monitoring law, as Senate Bill No. 6 passed into law on Wednesday. The law will go into effect on July 1, 2023, which means that organizations in the state have just 14 months to prepare for compliance.

The International Association of Privacy Professionals, or IAPP, says the new law includes "many of the same rights, obligations and exceptions" as the consumer privacy laws that exist in California, Colorado, Utah and Virginia.

"It draws heavily from...

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