Tag: Data breach

Data Breach and Cybersecurity On August 2, 2018, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation (S.B. 220) creating a cybersecurity program affirmative defense to a tort against a covered entity because of a data breach, if the entity is accused of failing to implement reasonable information security controls and the entity has a cybersecurity program that…

Living Organ Donor Support Act Tax Credit On May 29, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (H.B. 1202) creating an income tax credit for employers who provide their employees paid leave to make an organ donation. Beginning January 1, 2020, but before January 1, 2025, eligible employers will be allowed an income tax credit…

Data Breach Notification On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation (S.B. 62) creating a data breach notification system that requires information holders to notify South Dakota residents when their personal or protected information has been, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person. The law also provides…

Military Leave On April 17, 2018, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed legislation (L.B. 1003) amending the state’s military leave law to expand leave entitlements and provide leave without loss of pay. The law is effective July 18, 2018. Read NE L.B. 1003 Financial Data Protection and Consumer Notification of Data Security Breach Act Amended On…

Data Security Breach Notice On April 11, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation (H.B. 2154) requiring employers to provide notice to Arizona residents upon determination of a data security breach of personal information. The law is effective July 22, 2018. Read AZ H.B. 2154 Mini-COBRA Enacted On April 10, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey…

Data Breach Notification Act On March 28, 2018, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 (S.B. 318). Under the act, businesses that acquire or use Alabama residents’ sensitive, personally identifying information are required to provide notice of a breach of security that results in the unauthorized acquisition of such…

Data Breach Notification On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation (S.B. 62) creating a breach notification requirement for businesses in the state that own or license computerized personal or protected information of residents. Businesses must provide notice to the impacted residents whose information was acquired by an unauthorized person within 60…