Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) formally introduced his data breach notification bill Friday, a bill containing several principles CUNA believes are essential to any data breach legislation, including a national notification standard.
Draft legislation addressing data breaches was released Friday, two days after a CUNA witness testified before a House Financial Services subcommittee, and it contains the principles CUNA's witness said should be part of any legislation.
Millions of current and former federal employees may have had their personal information compromised during a recent breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which recently announced it became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems.
Many representatives and witnesses at a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing on data security Thursday agreed: the strong data security standards spelled out for financial institutions by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act would help stop data breaches if applied elsewhere