The Duty to Verify Identity: A Critical Component of Privacy and Security Compliance
PLI 22nd Annual Institute on Privacy & Cybersecurity
Posted: 6 Apr 2021
Date Written: March 7, 2021
Identity verification is increasingly a legal obligation. There are many different laws and regulations that impose on private-sector parties (either expressly or impliedly) a duty to identify persons with whom they are dealing. This paper examines the obligation generally and in the context of privacy and data security law and regulation.
Keywords: identity management, privacy, security, identity verification, authentication, CCPA, GDPR
JEL Classification: K20, K22, K29
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