Dutch upper house approves data breach reporting requirement

Telecompaper reports:

The Dutch upper house of parliament has approved a legislative amendment on tightening requirements for reporting data breaches and increasing the privacy regulator CBP’s sanctions powers. The lower house approved the legislation in February.

Under the changes, a data breach must be reported to the CBP if it impacts security and has a reasonable chance of impacting personal data protection.

Read more on Telecompaper. There is also a new notification requirement to consumers and increased fines for failure to comply with notification requirements.

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