Connecticut House Unanimously Approves Cybersecurity Bill

May 20, 2021


The state House unanimously passed legislation May 20 that incentivizes businesses to adopt recognized cybersecurity standards. HB 6607 promotes the adoption of defined cybersecurity frameworks by preventing a company from being liable for punitive damages in the event of a data breach. The frameworks are well recognized by the cybersecurity community, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Center for Internet Security, the International Organization for Standardization, and the International Electrotechnical Commission.