Hawaii Considers Amendments To Data Breach Notification Law

Libbie Canter writes:

Hawaii legislators have introduced several bills to amend the state’s data breach notice law.  Two of these legislative measures would eliminate the “risk of harm” trigger for breach notification in Hawaii.  Currently, notice to Hawaii consumers is required only “where illegal use of the [breached] personal information has occurred, or is reasonably likely to occur and that creates a risk of harm to a person.”

Read more on InsidePrivacy.  Canter summarizes S.B. No. 728, S.B. 796, and S.B. 1162 and their companion bills in the House.

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