Posts Tagged ‘NRS 597.970’

New Nevada Law Explicitly Requires Organizations to Encrypt PII Sent Through Networks

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

To date there have been several laws that direct organizations in certain industries to consider using encryption as one way to protect data based upon the organization’s considered risks, and laws that make encryption a factor in decisions regarding breach notifications, but until now no laws that I’m aware of explicitly required personally identifiable information (PII) to be encrypted. The state of Nevada has now changed that!