A new data breach law will hold businesses accountable for data breaches in Arizona, ABC15 Arizona reports. Authored by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and introduced by Representative T.J. Shope, the law is set to take effect in August. Under the new requirements, the law will raise the maximum penalty from $10,000 to $500,000 per breach and impose a 45-day notification deadline for businesses to inform customers that their personal information has been compromised. Meanwhile, Target passed the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals with a settlement that provides a $10 million fund for customers and $6.75 million for plaintiffs’ attorneys.
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