NCISS Legislative Alert: Data Breach Legislation From FALI Member: Dean Beers
Friends and Colleagues,
The following is an alert from the NCISS Legislative Committee.
A House subcommittee has began the process of reviewing the need for data breach legislation.
In previous data breach legislation there was a provision to regulate data brokers and deny them the right to use "pretexting" to obtain personal information. The definition in that bill was broad and could have been interpreted to include private investigators.
Please see below for the NCISS advocate's commentary on this new concern. Presently NCISS is watching this activity and will keep our members and profession advised of any progress and concerns.
The National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Inc., (NCISS -www.NCISS.org), is a cooperative effort of those companies and associations responsible for providing private security and investigation services to the legal profession, business community, government and the public. Each day we find an increasing number of problems confronting the orderly growth of our profession. These problems include, among others: overly restrictive legislation regarding training and standards, proliferation of legislation requiring local licensing, public misunderstanding and misinformation on the role and contribution of private investigators and security services, and an uninformed media. It is the role of NCISS to meet and solve these problems while seeking to uncover and recommend action on any hidden potential problems which may have an effect on our profession.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions about membership and the benefits of NCISS. Permission to post this message to professional groups, associations and colleagues granted.
With kindest regards, Dean NCISS Secretary ----- Dean A. Beers, CLI, CCDI and Karen S. Beers, BSW, CCDI Colorado Licensed Private Investigators Nos. PI-503 and PI-502 Board Certified Legal Investigator / Expert Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigators Certified Death Investigators / former Deputy Coroners Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FALI)