The Economic Standard: Congress is Considering a Federal Data Standard, What Consumers Need to Know

Throughout 2022, analysts have been closely monitoring the almost 200 data privacy bills being considered by state legislatures. Despite the significant number of bills being considered by states, only two- Connecticut and Utah– were able to enact bills into law this year.  While the passage of data privacy bills in Connecticut and Utah have provided […]

What Should a Federal Data Standard Look Like?

As Congress wraps up for the 2021 legislative year, attention is beginning to turn to next year’s priorities. One issue that seems likely to dominate lawmakers’ time next session will be the issue of data privacy and cybersecurity and the possible creation of a federal data protection standard. The issue currently enjoys broad bipartisan support, […]