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You'll be hearing more about data breaches in Alabama

A new law that takes effect next month will probably ensure that Alabamians hear more about data breaches in among the state's government entities and businesses.

The Alabama Breach Notification Act was approved by the Alabama Legislature last month, making Alabama the final state to enact a breach notification law in the U.S.

It imposes new notification requirements on businesses and government agencies when they determine there has been a breach of security that exposes consumers' personal identification information.

Read the rest of the article, including quotes from ThreatAdvice president Steve Hines here.