Antonia Noori Farzan reports:
Lawmakers say that last year’s breach of Rhode Island Public Transit Authority computer systems highlighted glaring problems with the way the state responds to the theft of people’s personal data.
DiPalma’s bill, S 2664, is designed to expand the protections and reporting requirements outlined in the Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015. A companion bill, H 7884, was introduced in the House by Rep. Terri Cortvriend, D-Middletown.
Read more at Providence Journal.