It seems like every federal regulator wants to get in on the privacy action these days. We are watching to see if this trend continues in 2017. The requirements being imposed on organizations by this ever-increasing alphabet soup of regulators is not always consistent.

As requirements on organizations proliferate, having a clear understanding of what information a company holds, how it gets it, how it is used, how it is protected, and what the most common security vulnerabilities are will be invaluable in 2017.

TIP: Companies in regulated industries will be watching privacy legislation proposals closely in 2017, as will we. Read more here.