Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) recently announced the "first-in-the-nation" cybersecurity compliance requirements for banks, insurance companies and their third party service providers. While the majority of covered entities face a dual mandate, all affected companies have to grapple with even more risk in this new regulatory environment. In part one of a four-part FinServ cybersecurity series, Elias Okwara, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, explores the development and game-changing implications of New York's proposed cybersecurity rules, which affected organizations operating in the state will have to comply with in the next year. For the full transcript, click here.
Elias Okwara, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, is a credited thought leader on health care laws, with previous experience as a Data Privacy Officer, Product Compliance Lead, and Subject Matter Expert/Policy Advisor for several Fortune 500 Companies. Elias has also advised executive and legislative branches of governments across Asia, Europe, and the United States, including formulating security and defense policy recommendations for the 2012 NATO Heads of State Summit.