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Data Breach Laws See Flurry of Activity in U.S. and Canada

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

With South Dakota and Alabama’s new statutes, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have now enacted data breach notification laws. The Oregon and Delaware amended statutes will enhance requirements, and Canada’s new law...more

New EU Data Laws—What Nonprofit Organizations Need To Know; Including Template for US/EU Privacy Notice

How will the new European Union data protection law affect U.S. nonprofit organizations? Nonprofit organizations based in the U.S. can often handle large amounts of data which originates in the EU—for example, they may...more

Navigating the 50-State Patchwork of Data Breach Laws

by Barley Snyder on

After Alabama enacted its data breach law in March, all 50 states now have some kind of regulation governing cybersecurity and the responsibilities of a business should anyone gain unauthorized access to the personal...more

Arizona Strengthens and Expands Data Breach Notification Law

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Arizona Legislature has significantly expanded and strengthened the state's data breach notification law. The legislation was signed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on April 11, 2018....more

That’s All Folks! Alabama Becomes 50th State With Breach Notification Law

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

On March 28, 2018, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill that made Alabama the 50th and final state to enact a consumer data breach notification law. Prior to the signing, Alabama had been the last remaining state without such...more

Alabama Has Joined the Party – What Your Business Needs to Know about Alabama’s New Data Privacy Law

by Burr & Forman on

On March 28, 2018, Alabama adopted a data privacy law, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Actof 2018 (SB318). While Alabama is one of the last states to adopt such an act, the Act is notable in its requirements, and applies...more

Alabama becomes 50th state to enact data breach notification Law

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Alabama officially joined the data breach notification party last month when the state’s governor signed a data breach notification law that will take effect on June 1, 2018. ...more

South Dakota Beats Alabama in Passage of Data Breach Notification Law

We previously noted last month that only two states had not enacted a data breach notification law to date—South Dakota and Alabama....more

Alabama Legislature Considers State Law on Cybersecurity

by Burr & Forman on

On March 28, 2018, Alabama adopted a data privacy law, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (SB318). While Alabama is one of the last states to adopt such an act, the Act is notable in its requirements, and...more

South Dakota Passes Breach Notification Law, Leaving Alabama the Only U.S. State Without a Breach Notification Law

On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Daugaard signed S.B. 62, enacting the state’s first data breach notification law, which will go into effect July 1, 2018. Previously, Alabama and South Dakota were the only U.S. states...more

Only One Left …..

Only one U.S. state without a data breach notification law, that is. South Dakota as become the 49th state to enact a data breach notification law, which take effect on July 1. The South Dakota law follows the pattern...more

South Dakota Enacts its First Data Breach Notification Law, leaving Alabama the Last Holdout

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

On March 21, 2018, South Dakota’s Senate Bill 62 was signed into law, adding a 49th square to the nation’s patchwork of state data breach notification laws. Below we provide a few takeaways for organizations that maintain...more

Alabama Becomes 50th State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Alabama has officially joined the data breach notification party. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed Act No. 2018-396 into law on March 28, 2018. The law will take effect on May 1, 2018....more

Oregon Strengthens Data Breach Reporting Law

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed a new data breach reporting law (S. 1551) that toughens the state’s existing requirements. The new requirements include that companies are required to notify individuals within 45...more

Better Late than Never? Alabama, the 49th State to Pass a Data Breach Law

On March 1, 2018, the Alabama Senate unanimously passed the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (SB 318). On March 22, 2018, the House of Representatives, following an amendment by the Technology and Research...more

Last Two States Considering Passage of Data Breach Notification Laws

The last two states which have not passed data breach notification laws are Alabama and South Dakota. Sometimes we make jokes about these states as they are so late to the data breach notification table (California was the...more

Data Breach Notification Revisions in North Carolina Would Bring Radical Change

by Vedder Price on

A North Carolina bill designed to strengthen the state’s data breach notification statute could radically change incident response. Through the Act to Strengthen Identity Theft Protections, North Carolina could quickly become...more

Businesses Take Note: Updates to Maryland’s Data Breach Notification Law Take Effect January 1, 2018

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

What are businesses required to do when personal information they have collected is breached? Most states have breach notification laws with varying degrees of security and notice requirements. With high profile data...more

Delaware Updates Data Breach Notification Obligations

by Morgan Lewis on

On August 17, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law an act to amend Title 6 of the Delaware Code relating to breaches of security involving personal information. The amended law and the new obligations it...more

Delaware Updates its Data Breach Notification Law

Forty-eight states have enacted data breach notification laws, and they frequently are amended and updated. The most recent state to update its law is Delaware. ...more

New Mexico’s Data Breach Law

by Snell & Wilmer on

Almost all U.S states have laws about data security and what to do when there’s a data breach. New Mexico recently added such a law for its state. Here is what’s in the New Mexico law....more

New Mexico Enacts Data Breach Notification Law

Governor Susana Martinez recently signed into law the New Mexico “Data Breach Notification Act” (the Act), making New Mexico the 48th state (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) to adopt legislation mandating the...more

California Amends Data Breach Notification Law to Require Notification of Breach of Encrypted Personal Information When Encryption...

On September 13, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2828, an amendment to the law that requires businesses to disclose data breaches to California residents whose personal information has been...more

California Updates Data Security Laws

Why it matters - The first state to enact data breach notification legislation, California has now updated Civil Code Section 1798.82 with three new bills signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Specifically, Senate...more

California Expands Data Breach Notification Requirements

by King & Spalding on

On October 6, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law three bills, A.B. 964, S.B. 570, and S.B. 34, expanding the requirements of California’s data breach notification law. The new requirements will become...more

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