President Biden may soon announce an Executive Order that will include mandatory breach notification for software vendors that sell to the federal government. Today’s columnist, Ilia Kolochenko of ImmuniWeb, outlines the history of privacy and notification laws and prospects for a national breach law in the U.S. WorldEconomicForum CreativeCommons CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Three years ago, the European Union (EU) overhauled its 1995 data protection directive with the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Perhaps somewhat unintendedly, GDPR created a novel privacy philosophy and culture.

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