[ Thursday, April 05, 2018 ]


State Data Breach Notification Laws: Well, in late March South Dakota made it 49, and effective June 1, Alabama will be the 50th state with a data breach notification law.  There's still talk about a national law, but personally, I think this is something we should let the states handle on their own.

Remember, if you have an incident that might be a HIPAA breach, you also need to consult state law; an incident could be either a HIPAA breach or a state breach, or both, or neither.  The analysis is similar, but not the same.

UPDATE: Shoulda given a hat tip to Ron Holtsford in Alabama for the heads up; I missed them both in the flurry that was the end of March.

Jeff [2:47 PM]

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