Recently, companies have been in the spotlight for the legal consequences they have faced when navigating around privacy issues and laws — Google has already been fined for its violation of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

For many organizations, how privacy laws will impact cyber insurance policies and cybersecurity risk mitigation remains unclear.

Whether you're for or against a national privacy law in the U.S., it's hard to argue that whoever gets stuck piecing the law together doesn't have their work cut for them. As more jurisdictions around the globe attempt to protect privacy rights, it's become apparent that balancing those desires against public safety and national security isn't available in a one-size-fits-all package.

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Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)