CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the Data Security and Breach Notification Act

Jun 20, 2013, 16:04 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, Senators Pat Toomey, John Thune and Angus King introduced the Data Security and Breach Notification Act (S. 1193). In response, CTIA-The Wireless Association's Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter said:

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"CTIA welcomes the introduction of the Data Security and Breach Notification Act. By advancing a proposal that offers a comprehensive, uniform approach to data security and breach notification, Senators Toomey, Thune and King demonstrate that it is possible to protect consumers while providing clear, consistent guidelines to businesses. Their bipartisan leadership is greatly appreciated."

CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC.

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