The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) was approved by the California State Governor on June 28, 2018, and goes into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA law sets new leading-edge standards in data privacy, not only for the State of California, but also for the rest of the United States.

A very large percentage of mid-sized and large enterprises do business in the State of California. They will have to take concrete steps to align their cloud security with the requirements of the pending legislation. For most, this will be a huge administrative and software development burden. Many businesses will absolutely not be ready by January 1, 2020, to support the compliance of their cloud infrastructure with the CCPA.

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