US State Data Privacy and Data Security Laws Course

In this course, students will take a look at US state data privacy and security laws.

4 hours, 9 minutes

Course description

Students will learn about several US state-level data privacy and data security laws. They will review the CCPA and the proposed CPRA, Vermont's Data Broker Regulation, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and more. Students will learn about CCPA and CPRA business requirements and learn the definition of "brokered personal information."


Colorado Privacy Act of 2021

Video - 00:47:00

A review of the Colorado Privacy Act of 2021.
Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act of 2021

Video - 00:27:00

A review of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act of 2021.
Maine Act To Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information of 2019

Video - 00:14:00

A review of the first US law at the state level governing how Internet broadband access service provides handle and safeguard customer personal information.
Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2008

Video - 00:20:00

A review of the US's first biometric information privacy act at any level of the US government.
Vermont Act 171 Data Broker Act of 2010 data broker registration

Video - 00:22:00

A review of the US's first data broker registration law at any level of the US government.
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) of 2020

Video - 01:49:00

A review of the CCCA and the CPRA's consumer privacy laws.
Introduction to US state data privacy and data security laws

Video - 00:11:00

A review of several US state-level data privacy and data security laws.

Meet the author

Christopher Stevens

Chris Stevens has spent over thirty-five years as a data protection professional, a homeland security intelligence professional, an information privacy professional, a strategic intelligence manager, and as a Senior National Intelligence Service Senior Executive. Chris possesses all seven of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) certifications. He is an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy. Chris is a member of the IAPP Privacy Faculty, and he served for two years as an IAPP Baltimore, MD Knowledge Net Chapter Co-Chairperson. He is an American Health Information Management Association “Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security” professional. He is a Healthcare Compliance Association “Certified Healthcare Privacy Compliance” professional.

Chris is an ISACA “Certified Information Security Manager,” “Certified in Risk and Information Security Controls,” and a “Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer” professional. Chris has completed the Loyola University-Chicago School of Law’s “Graduate Certificate in Privacy Law.” Chris is a certified OneTrust Privacy Professional. Chris possesses several baccalaureate and graduate degrees in several disciplines. He is currently completing the Capella University Doctor of Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.

He has assisted several private sector and public sector organizations in better managing their privacy and risk management programs. He has developed information privacy courses and learning paths for Cybrary and the Infosec Institute, respectively. He currently teaches IAPP privacy certification examination courses. He also teaches for Drexel University’s College of Computing and Informatics as a part-time adjunct professor. He currently works for King and Spalding LLP as its Privacy and Cybrary Risk Analyst. He lives in Laurel, MD with his fiancé, her 11-year-old son, and his two rambunctious Scottish terriers: Thor and Maggie. 

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