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7.24.2015

Oregon Amends Data Breach Law — Companies Can Expect More Enforcement Actions

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By Laura L. Richardson

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown recently signed into law amendments to the state’s data breach law. These amendments recognize the growing definition of data, expand the role of the Attorney General in addressing data breaches, provide a consumer notification exemption for entities covered under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Availability Act (HIPAA) and raise the threshold for consumer notification. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2016.

View the full article (PDF) for additional information regarding the key changes to the law and their implications.


For more information, please contact the Privacy and Data Security Group at Lane Powell:

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