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State Data Breach Notification Statutes

Alabama Passes Data Security and Data Breach Notification Statute

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

Alabama recently became the 50th state to pass a data breach notification statute, joining South Dakota as the last two states to enact such legislation. The Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (the Act) requires...more

The State AG Report Weekly Update April 2018 #3

by Cozen O'Connor on

2018 AG Elections- Republican Gentner Drummond Announces Bid for Oklahoma Attorney General- Republican Gentner Drummond has declared his candidacy for Oklahoma AG in 2018. ...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

Massachusetts Case Against Equifax Survives Motion to Dismiss

by Goodwin on

On April 2, 2018, the Superior Court of Suffolk County, Massachusetts denied Equifax, Inc.’s motion to dismiss the Commonwealth’s case against it related to the company’s widely publicized 2017 data breach. Although the...more

II-31- The Changing 9 to 5 From 1980 to Today

by Cozen O'Connor on

This episode flashes back to 1980's 9 to 5 workplace, and then goes back to the future to compare today's workplace of emoji harassment, a new game-changing overtime exemption rule, the 1st ever employer antitrust complaint...more

Oregon Enacts Tougher Data Breach Notification Law

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a bill last month toughening the state’s already stringent data breach notification law, which will take effect on June 2, 2018. The most significant change for companies to be aware of is...more

Seventh Circuit Reinstates Barnes & Noble Data Breach Class Action

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has reinstated a data breach class action filed against Barnes & Noble (B&N).  The litigation, styled as Dieffenbach v. Barnes & Noble, Inc., now heads back to the U.S....more

Oregon Amends Provisions Regarding Notice Requirements for Breach of Security

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

Oregon has issued Senate Bill 1551, which requires that any person that owns, licenses or otherwise possesses personal information that was subject to a breach of security, or that received notice of breach of security from...more

Alabama's Data Breach Notification Law Takes Effect June 1, 2018

by Baker Donelson on

On March 28, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed SB 318, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018, which becomes effective on June 1, 2018. Alabama was the final state to enact a data breach notification law, and many...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

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

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Canada - Data Breach Notification Provisions of PIPEDA Act Go Into Effect Nov. 1, 2018 - • Pursuant to a March 26, 2018 Order in Council, the mandatory breach notification provisions of Canada’s Personal Information...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

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2018

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

On the heels of the ransomware that had the City of Atlanta scrambling last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of “NYC Secure,” a free mobile app that will alert New York City residents of...more

State Data Breach Notification Laws: Overview Of The Patchwork

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The nation’s patchwork of state data breach notification laws is now complete. All 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands, have enacted breach notification laws requiring...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

Data Breach Notification Law Roundup

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Just when you think you have it all under control, the data breach notification law landscape changes – again. Over the past few weeks, several data breach notification statutes were updated, including an effective date for...more

South Dakota Enacts Data Breach Notification Law

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

South Dakota recently passed a data breach notification statute in response to a highly publicized 2017 data security breach involving a nationwide credit reporting agency. The new law requires disclosure of a breach of...more

Privacy Tip #133 My Students Teach Me

I have the privilege of teaching Privacy Law at Roger Williams University School of Law, one of the few law schools in the country to offer the course. This is the fourth year the course has been offered, and the students who...more

Alabama Becomes 50th State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

Alabama has joined the “crazy quilt” of state data breach notification laws with the governor’s signature of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018. Things to take note of under the Alabama law...more

Oregon Amends Data Breach Notification and Information Security Laws

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

In March, we reported that the Oregon legislature was considering amending its data breach notification and information security laws. That legislation has now passed the Oregon legislature and been signed into law by...more

Alabama Rounds Out the Roster with New State Data Breach Notification Law

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (SB318) was signed into law by the Governor, making Alabama round out the roster of 50 states with data breach notification laws. (South Dakota’s...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

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