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FTC’s New Deadline for the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Safeguards Rule

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) applies to many types of financial institutions, like banks, savings and loans, credit unions, insurance companies and securities firms. It requires those organizations to explain their information-sharing practices to their customers and to protect sensitive data. On November 15, 2022, The FTC announced a six-month extension for companies to comply with data security provisions in the GLBA. The new deadline is June 9, 2023.

The provisions affected by the six-month extension include these requirements:

  • designate a qualified individual to oversee their information security program
  • develop a written risk assessment
  • limit and monitor who can access sensitive customer information
  • encrypt all sensitive information
  • train security personnel
  • develop an incident response plan
  • periodically assess the security practices of service providers
  • implement multi-factor authentication for any individual accessing customer information

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