identity theft mitigation

On June 11, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed Senate Bill 949  (“S.B. 949”) into law.  This new law imposes a various new requirements relating to data breach response and notification, including imposing a hard 90-day deadline for data breach reporting and requiring that entities regulated by the Connecticut Insurance Department to implement and maintain a “comprehensive information security program” to protect personal information.  The various sections of  S.B. 949  take effect in stages, with some having taken effect on July 1, 2015, and others becoming effective as late as October 1, 2017.