Why State AGs Are Panning Proposed Federal Breach Notification Law

But some dismiss the notion that a federal breach notification law that empowers the FTC will be a less useful cybersecurity deterrent than current state-launched prosecutions. “I think that taking anything to a federal agency like the FTC is always more powerful,” said Dimitri Sirota, CEO of compliance solutions provider BigID. “You just need to equip these regulators with teeth, they just need the legislation to provide them with enough of a stick to affect behavior.”