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The NY SHIELD Act: What You and Your Clients (In and Out of NY State) Should Know

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Produced on November 19, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h 5m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Privacy & Cybersecurity

Course Description

In July 2019, New York State enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. The Act both updates New York’s existing data breach notification law and creates new security requirements that affect a wide array of organizations both inside and outside of New York State. Many of these organizations are now subject to security requirements for the first time. 

Attorney and security consultant Scott Aurnou will walk you through what the new law says, what it doesn’t, and the steps needed to comply with its new security mandates.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Address the changes made to New York’s existing data breach notification law
  2. Discuss the newly enacted security requirements
  3. Identify the wide array of organizations that are in scope under the Act
  4. Apply the security requirements outlined in the Act

Credit Information

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Scott Aurnou

The Security Advocate

Scott Aurnou, Esq., CISSP is an attorney and founder of The Security Advocate, which helps organizations with information security and data privacy issues. This includes privacy and security awareness training, security consulting, compliance with cyber security and privacy laws and related legal concerns.

Scott spent over a decade as a litigation attorney in the NYC area, and served as lead counsel for a private client services group at Smith Barney. He uses his legal, security, and business background to make complex information security concepts easy to understand (and even entertaining on occasion) for non-technical audiences. He has published security related articles in national publications ranging from the New York Law Journal to SC Magazine. In addition, he has created and delivered numerous presentations on information security and data privacy issues for executives, managers, and professionals.

Scott is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). He is admitted to practice law in New York, Colorado, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is also the author of the Introduction to Information Security LiveLessons video training series for Pearson Publishing. 


Diana K.

Very Clear and Concise! Knowledgeable Speaker! Practical advise.

Thomas C.

Thank you for your thoughtful presentation.

Marcia B.

This is one of the very best programs you offer.

Christopher D.

Incredibly knowledgeable

Thomas G.


Alicia R.

Awesome relay of materials

Michelle W.

Scott was engaging and knowledgeable. Good presenter!

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