Connecticut AG Makes Email Address Available to Companies to Report Data Breaches

To help businesses comply with amendments to Connecticut’s data breach notification law, which becomes effectiveOctober 1, 2012,CTAttorney General George Jepsen’s Privacy Task Force has made an email address –ag.breach@ct.gov– available to facilitate breach reporting, reportsHartford Business.com.

According to theAG’s press release, a Web page detailing the new law’s requirements will go live on the AG’s Websitewhen the amendment goes into effect. The key change made by the amendment is thatpersons, including businesses,required to notify residents of the NutmegState of a security breach must alsonotify the Attorney General’soffice within thesame time frame. The email address and informational website should facilitate the breach reporting process in Connecticut.