Title: “The ABCs and 123s of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018: Will Your Company Be Compliance Ready by June 1, 2018?”
Authors: Daniel Fortune, Jeremy Gaddy and Bart Cannon; Alabama Construction News, April-June 2018
Governor Ivey recently signed the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 into law. The Act, which went into effect June 1, 2018, is intended to protect Alabama residents from breaches of data that is stored or used by Covered entities. The Act requires any person or company who acquires or uses sensitive personally identifying information to not only implement security measures to protect the data, but also to assess its data security measures and to provide certain notices if there is a breach. The reality is nearly all companies in Alabama will be required to comply with the Act effective June 1, 2018.
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