Summary: S.2179 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/30/2017)

Data Security and Breach Notification Act

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to require certain entities that own or possess data containing personal information, or that contract with a third-party to maintain or process such information, to implement certain information-security policies and procedures for the treatment and protection of the information.

Such entities must provide specified notice following the discovery of a security breach of such information.