January 20, 2022

Reference: “The Definitive Guide to U.S. State Data Breach Laws”

Recently published guide (118 pages; PDF; free) to data breach laws provided (free) by Digital Guardian, a provider of info tech security.

The guide also includes links to stories about data breaches in each state.

Each entry includes:

  • Link to Applicable Law(s) (by State)
  • Summary
  • Notification Requirements
  • Penalties
  • Special Statutes for Certain Data Types
  • Data Breaches in Alabama
  • Pending Data Breach Legislation in Alabama

As is the case with all online reference resources (especially legal, health, etc.) use with caution and consider using additional sources. No word if updates will be provided.

Direct to Full Text Guide
118 pages; PDF.

Additional Resources (via National Council of State Legislators)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.