This morning, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (OCABR) held a public hearing in connection with its promulgation of revisions to the Commonwealth’s information privacy regulations, 201 CMR 17.00. The standing-room-only crowd endured a modest, unventilated conference room in the Transportation Building to make comments on the stringent regulations. OCABR Undersecretary Barbara Anthony led the meeting with OCABR Deputy General Counsel Jason Egan and Assistant Attorney General Diane Lawton. … More
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Still Wondering What Changes Massachusetts Made to the State’s Information Security Regulations? Here’s a Redline of the Revisions to 201 CMR 17.00.
As we reported on August 17th, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) has promulgated a revised set of information security regulations (201 CMR 17.00 et seq.) and will hold a meeting for public comment on September 22, 2009. For those who are still wondering what revisions were made, here is a redline comparison of the amendments (.pdf). More
ALERT: Massachusetts Proposes Revised Information Security Regulations, Delays Enforcement Until March 1, 2010
Today, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (OCABR) issued proposed amendments to the Massachusetts information security regulations, 201 CMR 17.00 to 17.05 (.doc). The highlights of the proposed regulations include the following:
- Enforcement of the regulations is postponed until March 1, 2010.
- Businesses affected by the regulations include anyone that “receives, maintains or otherwise has access to personal information in connection with the provision of goods or services or in connection with employment.”…
Massachusetts Regulators Present on New Information Security Rules – June 5, 2009, Suffolk University Law School
On Friday, June 5, 2009, Suffolk University Law School’s Center for Advanced Legal Studies organized a thorough presentation on the Massachusetts information security rules. These presentations were led by a pair of notable Massachusetts regulators: Scott D. Schafer, the head of privacy enforcement for the Massachusetts Attorney General and David A. Murray, the chief architect of the Massachusetts identity theft regulations for the Officer of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR).… More