Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: New Jersey and Washington Amend State Data Breach Notification Laws

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: New Jersey and Washington Amend State Data Breach Notification Laws


On May 10, New Jersey Bill S-52 was signed into law, which amends the state’s data breach notification law to expand the definition of personal information. Under the amended law, effective September 1, 2019, “personal information” that requires a company to notify individuals if breached now includes a “user name, email address, or any other account holder identifying information, in combination with any password or security questions and answer.”


In Washington, the state legislature passed an amendment to the existing dat ..