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Amendments to Louisianas Database Security Breach Notification Law

March 1, 2019

Should there be a data security breach, businesses will have 60 days to make proper notification to the Louisiana Attorney General.

In the wake of the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into effect amendments to Louisiana's Database Security Breach Notification Law. New amendments went into effect on August 1st, 2018.

Louisiana businesses will now be required to implement and maintain "reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information to protect the personal information from breaches, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure."

Should there be a data security breach, businesses will have 60 days to make proper notification to the Louisiana Attorney General.

You can find a more in-depth explanation of this topic on the Louisiana Law Blog and the Louisiana Legislator Document.

Are your security measures considered "reasonable" in the eyes of the Louisiana Attorney General? Don't wait for a breach to find out. HiTech Computers has dedicated computer engineers on-call 24/7 to answer any questions and schedule an assessment of your current business security measures. Call HiTech today!

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