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Texas Adds New Data Breach Notification Requirement

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that changes the state’s data breach notification requirements, effective September 1. So reports Business Insurance.


Colorado Becomes Third State to Pass Data Privacy Law

Colorado lawmakers have passed the Colorado Privacy Act, making the state the third to enact legislation protecting consumer data. So reports The Colorado Sun.


Lawmakers Push Federal Cybersecurity Measures

Democratic and Republican lawmakers have recently unveiled a wide range of cybersecurity bills. So reports GovInfoSecurity.


Colonial Hack Prompts First-ever DHS Cybersecurity Rules  

The massive Colonial Pipeline breach has spurred the Department of Homeland Security to begin regulating the pipeline industry’s cybersecurity practices for the first time ever. So reports Security Systems News.

Read more... Fined $560k Under GDPR for Late Breach Report

A Dutch regulator has fined travel website €475,000 ($560,000) for not reporting a data breach as soon as required under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. So reports


Federal Data Privacy Bill Introduced in Congress

Legislation to establish a national protocol for data protection has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives. So reports The Hill.


What Do You Need to Know About Virginia’s New Consumer Privacy Law?

Virginia has become the second state with a consumer data privacy law, following California. Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Consumer Data Protection Act, as The Hill reports.


WhatsApp-Facebook Transparency Review Moves Ahead in EU

A protracted European Union probe into the transparency of data sharing between WhatsApp and parent company Facebook has made its first big leap toward completion. So reports TechCrunch.


Instagram’s Child Data Privacy Under EU Probe

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is investigating complaints about how Instagram processes the personal data of children. So reports Yahoo Finance.


Social Media Giants Face Call for Security Rules After Twitter Probe

If Facebook, Twitter and other key social media companies can’t lock down their cybersecurity, a regulator should be set up to help them do the job.


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