Over the past few weeks, I have thought deeply about the direction of our company as the managing partner and, more specifically, my role as our only sales professional. Over the last seven years, it's been a lot of fun, a grind, frustrating, and rewarding. But, I believe we are headed into uncharted waters over the next 12 - 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Essential services are a class of industries and organizations within that are deemed "essential" by a government entity.
In order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, many businesses are implementing a temporary "work from home" policy for their employees effective immediately. With the CDC recommendations of "social distancing" and avoiding large groups, several non-medical industries are able to implement this policy without a huge drop in production temporarily.
HB 4390 amends the Texas Identity Theft and Protection Act with two major changes that took affect Jan. 1, 2020. Those who suffered a breach need to send notices to the consumers who were affected and the Texas Attorney General within 60 days of learning of the breach. And, if a breach affects more than 250 Texas residents, the company or individual that suffered the breach must notify the Texas Attorney General.