I’m not a lawyer, and I don’t play one on AG.
That said, while at GE I was pummeled with information security policies. Non compliance was not an option and even the tiniest of infraction, even assumed, was taken seriously. If, for example, during the nightly after-hours security inspection, a Post it was on a desk (or under a keyboard, mouse pad, phone, etc.) or in the trash with something resembling a password, it was reported, escalated and the offender counseled. No matter that there was no indication what the alleged password may be to – information security was a top priority. All documents were to be locked up or shredded before leaving for the day.
I appreciated that. As a victim of identity theft years ago I have experienced the pain and hassle of clearing it up. Now, with current economic woes, I think we will see instances of identity theft escalate. What better place to shop for a top notch identity that home buyers.
Are you protecting your client’s identity?
You’re probably aware of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB) formally known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999.
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