Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Nevada Passes Data Encryption Law

The Business and Technology blog from Scott & Scott reports that Nevada has just passed a law requiring the encryption of personal information when in transit. See:

Nevada Passes Data Encryption Law (Business and Technology Law)

Nevada recently passed a law requiring businesses to encrypt customers’ personal information during transmission of an electronic transaction. While other data protection laws require the shredding of records or the implementation of reasonable security measures to protect sensitive information, Nevada’s mandates use of encryption technology....

1 comment:

Ben Wright said...

The Nevada legislation requires encryption of data in motion. Legislation pending in Michigan and Washington would require encryption of data at rest.