The IGP—A Master Class in a Lot More Than Information Governance (and Why You Should Become an IGP, Too)

I recently sat for the Information Governance Professional (“IGP”) exam. The IGP certification is issued by ARMA, which bills it as the “premier certification focused exclusively on the high-level, strategic practice of information governance.”[1] As an in-house attorney, some of the most oft-repeated advice you’ll hear is ‘get to know the business.’ Working at a…

Connecticut Becomes the Fifth State to Enact Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

State-enacted comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation is becoming more common across the United States. Connecticut is now the fifth state to enact such legislation, joining California, Colorado, Utah, and Virginia.[1]  Public Act No. 22-15—The “Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring” (also referred to as the “Connecticut Data Privacy Act” or “CTDPA”)—will go into…