Data security breach notification law update

Hunton & Williams provide a nice roundup of data breach notification law changes during the month of July.

  • On July 1, breach notification laws in Alaska and South Carolina went into effect.
  • On July 9, Missouri became the 45th state to enact a data breach notification law.
  • On July 22, Senator Patrick Leahy reintroduced a comprehensive federal data security bill calling it one of his “highest legislative priorities.”
  • On July 27, North Carolina amended its breach notification law to require notification of the state attorney general any time consumers are notified of a breach involving their personal information.  The amendment also included content requirements for the attorney general’s notice.

Read their review on Privacy and Information Security Law Blog.

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