Leahy Chairs Hearing On Data Security And Consumer Privacy
WASHINGTON (Tuesday, February 4, 2014) -- Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) chaired a hearing this morning entitled "Privacy in the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combatting Cybercrime." Leahy recently reintroduced the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act, a bill that would set a national standard for businesses to notify consumers of data breaches and ensure their personal privacy. Testimony, member statements, and a webcast of the hearing are available online. Also, Vermont Attorney General Sorrell's website with the latest info for Vermonters on recent data breaches is available.