On June 20, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that repeals and replaces the state’s existing breach notification statute to cover health information and online account credentials, impose a 30-day notification timing requirement and require notification to the state regulator for breaches affecting 500 or more residents. The amendment took effect on July 1, 2014.
Continue Reading Florida Amends Breach Notification Law to Cover Health Data, Tighten Notice Deadline and Require State Regulator Notification

Pending legislation in Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey and Oregon aims to address the privacy risks associated with devices that may store personal information on their hard drives. A New York law addressing these issues came into effect on April 1, 2011.

Continue Reading States Attempt to Address Privacy Risks Associated with Digital Copiers and Electronic Waste