The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1 and it is affecting companies not just in California but across the United States — and even around the world. Here are nine questions that every CISO must be able to answer about this law.
1. What is the CCPA?
“What the heck is this?”
That was the first question Branch Metrics CEO Alex Austin had for Cathleen Hartge, his data protection officer (DPO), when he first heard about the CCPA when it was still being finalized by California’s lawmakers.