The Privacy Advisor

Josh Shapiro was sworn in as Pennsylvania’s attorney general in January 2017. Previously, he served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2005 to 2012 and subsequently as a member and Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

Authors: Divonne Smoyer Kimberly Chow

Among Shapiro’s top priorities as attorney general is protecting small businesses and consumers from scams and fraud, including repercussions from data privacy and security violations. Though he has served as attorney general for just over a year, Shapiro has demonstrated his commitment to these issues, having led the charge in investigations of high-profile data breaches since his inauguration. Here, Shapiro talks about his focus on reforming data privacy and cybersecurity policies and protecting consumers.

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