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South Dakota and Colorado strengthen data breach protections

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Last week, South Dakota moved closer to implementing a data breach notification law, while Colorado legislators introduced a new bill requiring “reasonable security procedures,” imposing data disposal rules and shortening the time frame in which to alert authorities regarding a breach.  South Dakota and Colorado are the latest states taking steps in cybersecurity lawmaking in light of Congress’s inaction regarding data breach legislation.… Continue Reading

Breach notice becomes law in the Netherlands; 11 things to know

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On 26 May 2015, the Dutch Senate passed the Bill on Notification of data leaks. The law imposes an obligation on “data controllers” (the persons or entitis that determine the purpose of and means for processing personal data) in the Netherlands to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority (CBP) and affected individuals. The law may require data controllers to update agreements with their data processor to account for breach notice obligations. The law also increases fines for violations of the Dutch Data Protection Act (DPA) to up to €810,000 or 10% of the company’s net … Continue Reading