Connecticut Insurance Dept. Reminds Licensees to Comply with Data Security Law
Linn F. Freedman of Robinson & Cole writes:
On July 20, 2020, the Connecticut Insurance Department issued a bulletin to licensees reminding them that the Connecticut Insurance Data Security Law (“Act”) becomes effective on October 1, 2020 and providing guidance on compliance.
The Act requires “all persons who are licensed, authorized to operate or registered, or required to be licensed, authorized or registered pursuant to the insurance laws of Connecticut” to “develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive written information security program (“ISP”) that complies with” the Act “not later than October 1, 2020.” The Act generally applies to domestic insurers and health care centers, with some exemptions.
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