On April 30, 2019, Maryland enacted an amendment to Maryland’s Personal Information Protection Act (Md. Code Ann. § 14-3504), which becomes effective on October 1, 2019. The amendment was introduced in response to a rise in consumer complaints about identity theft.Read more »
Legislative Alert: Maryland Amends Data Breach Notification Law to Improve Incident Response Posted on: May 16, 2019 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
State of the (State) Data Breach Laws: 2017 Legislative Update, Part II Posted on: October 12, 2017 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
As we noted in Part I of our series, state legislatures across the country continued to refine and reshape their respective data breach notification requirements during the 2017 legislative session. While a handful of states were successful in passing new data breach notification legislation, some of those states significantly revised just when, how, and under what circumstances an entity has to notify affected consumers of a data breach.Read more »
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