Breach Laws

Delaware Signs Insurance Data Security Act into Law

Joshua Mooney of White & Williams writes: On July 31, 2019, Governor Carney signed the Delaware Insurance Data Security Act (formerly, HB 174) into law. Based on the National Association Of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Insurance Data Security Model Law, the Delaware law establishes a regulatory framework requiring insurers licensed to do business in Delaware...

New York Becomes Fifth State to Define a Breach to Include “Access” to Information

Daniel De Zayas, a legal intern at ZwillGen, writes: New York has updated its breach notification and data security law, expanding the definition of a data breach and imposing detailed reasonable security requirements, among other changes. The amendment also adds a number of new data elements to the definition of “private information.” On July...

NY: Governor signs bills to help prevent data breaches

Marian Hetherly and AP report: New York State is strengthening a law requiring companies that handle consumers’ personal data to notify them about any data breaches. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation that expands the law to cover any company holding personal data belonging to a New Yorker, and not just companies doing...

Rajya Sabha passes Aadhaar amendment Bill, allows to file complaint in case of security breach

Siraj Qureshi reports: The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that will allow the voluntary use of the 12-digit identification number as identity proof for Indians to open bank accounts and also get a mobile phone connection. Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identification number issued to Indian citizens...