Sep 8, 2022
David Stauss is a Partner at Husch Blackwell, a law firm offering comprehensive counsel on day-to-day operations in various industries, including banking and finance, data privacy and cybersecurity, and intellectual property. He is also chair of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, where he counsels clients on existing and emerging state, federal, and international privacy laws.
As a recognized thought leader, David is an author and frequent speaker on privacy and cybersecurity. He was selected as JD Supra’s top data privacy author in 2022 and has been published and quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, and Security Magazine. He is the editor of the Byte Back blog — one of the leading data privacy blogs in the US — and hosts the Data Privacy Unlocked podcast, which focuses on the development of U.S. privacy law.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act is in some ways unclear, leading individual states to devise their own privacy laws. So, what do these regulations entail for cybersecurity companies?
According to privacy law expert David Stauss, states like Virginia and Colorado are developing laws emphasizing consent around personal data. Conversely, California will allow organizations to utilize sensitive data with certain restrictions. With disparities among each state’s regulations, David urges businesses to remain savvy and stay abreast of potential updates.
In this episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels sit down with David Stauss, Partner at Husch Blackwell, to discuss state and federal privacy regulations. David shares how companies can comply with state privacy laws, the potential of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, and each state's plans for the expansion of privacy rights.