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Big Data Breaches Shine Spotlight on Laws Impacting Employee Data Protection

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

It seems like almost every week we learn of a massive new data breach, risking the loss of thousands of individuals’ personal and confidential information to a faceless hacker halfway around the world....more

Mintz Matrix Updated – Data Breach Laws in All 50 States

With the recent enactment of data breach notification laws in South Dakota and Alabama, all 50 US states now have laws regulating data breach notification. We’ve updated the Mintz Matrix (maintained by the Mintz Privacy Team...more

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

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

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

Collection of Biometric Data Raises Privacy Concerns for Employees and Compliance Issues for Employers

by Fisher Phillips on

Many of us have become comfortable with the convenience of logging into our laptops or smartphones using a fingerprint scan in lieu of remembering yet another password. We are familiar with television and movie portrayals of...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

Nevada Implements Law that Requires Notice for Collection of Personal Information

Nevada has become the third state in the Union to adopt a law that requires operators of websites and online services to provide notice to consumers who are Nevada residents of their practices around the collection and...more

New Mexico’s Data Breach Notification Is in Effect: What You Need to Know

by Perkins Coie on

New Mexico became the 48th state to enact data breach notification legislation with the Data Breach Notification Act, signed in April and effective as of June 16, 2017. Following a round of revisions that removed some of its...more

Governor Signs Amendment to Tennessee Data Breach Notification Law

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

During the recent 110th Regular Session of the Tennessee General Assembly, Governor Bill Haslam signed into law an amendment to the Tennessee Identity Theft Deterrence Act of 1999....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 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 Passes New Law Protecting Consumers From Data Breaches

by Blank Rome LLP on

On September 30, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1710, authored by Assembly Members Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) and Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont). AB 1710 enhances consumer protections by strengthening the...more

Florida Governor Signs Florida Information Protection Act

by Carlton Fields on

On April 30, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014, Senate Bill 1524. On June 20, 2014, Governor Rick Scott signed the bill into law. The bill becomes effective...more

Commonwealth of Kentucky enacts data breach notification law

On the heels of the widely publicized Target breach, states continue to enact legislation designed to provide notice to their citizens when a security breach involving personal data occurs. Kentucky is the latest state to...more

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