2008, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed a law that
changes the way that companies store and transfer personal
information. This law applies to businesses in all industries, and it
particularly affects firms that handle a significant amount of
personal information such as companies in the accounting,
financial, and health care businesses.
What is the definition of Personal Information? According to the new law, Personal Information is a Massachusetts resident's first and last name or first initial and last name in combination with any one or more of the following:
How does the new law apply to you? Depending upon your firm's existing security policies and procedures, 201 CMR 17 may affect the way that your company stores employee and client information as well as the way you exchange information with vendors and clients.
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Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit
National Association for Information Destruction (NAID)
ARMA International is a not-for-profit association serving more than 10,000 information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and over 30 other nations. ARMA International members include records and information managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, knowledge managers, consultants, and educators.
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