The Department of Financial Services (“DFS” or “Department”) has issued notices to entities and licensees that it believes have failed to file a Certification of Compliance (“Certification”) pursuant to the Department’s Cybersecurity Regulation (“Regulation”). The Regulation required all DFS-regulated entities and licensed persons to submit a Certification by February 15, 2018 to verify compliance with the portions of the Regulation that were in effect at the end of 2017.

For an overview of the Regulation and its key compliance dates, please refer to the full DFS Regulation Client Alert.

For additional information regarding the DFS Regulation notices, please see our most recent Client Alert.

For additional questions about the recently issued Cybersecurity Regulation notices, please contact Jennifer A. Beckage at (716) 847-7093,, or any member of the firm’s Data Security & Privacy Practice Team.