FTC pushes to become regulating body of cybersecurity

Introduces legislation to make it the officially enforcement agency

With no overarching regulations or laws governing the cybersecurity practices of organizations, it can often be unclear what consumers should expect from those in possession of their data. Likewise, making sure technologies and policies adhere to the best practices of the industry can be difficult for businesses without experience in cybersecurity.

However in recent years, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stepped up as an enforcement entity, holding corporations accountable when they are negligent with customer information. Now the FTC is hoping to become the official regulatory body for data security.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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