On February 16, HWG issued a new client advisory discussing the FCC’s Report and Order adopting new data breach notification rules for telecommunications, interconnected VoIP, and TRS providers. Although the effective date of the Report and Order has been set as March 13, 2024, substantive changes to the FCC’s data breach notification regulations are on hold due to ongoing Office of Management and Budget review.

To learn more about the proposed rules which would represent a significant expansion of providers’ data-breach-related obligations, click here to read the advisory.