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The state of Florida revised SB 1524 which revamps and replaces existing the state's data security law.

Hiighlights include,

  • The law adds to the definition of “personal information”.
  • Individuals must be notified of a breach as quickly as possible, but no later than thirty days from when the breach was "discovered".
  • Breaches of over 500+ Florida residents requires notification to the state AG.
  • The imposition of a statutory requirement to safeguard personal information.

Source: The National Law Review

Effective date: July 1, 2014