Texas Broadens Unauthorized Access of Computer Law to Specifically Address Insider Misuse

Not that it was really needed, but Texas just amended its unauthorized access of computers law to specifically address misuse by insiders. I have always read the prior version (one of the broadest) as already prohibiting misuse by insiders. But, that is ok. As someone who regularly explains how these laws work to judges and juries, … Continue reading Texas Broadens Unauthorized Access of Computer Law to Specifically Address Insider Misuse

Texas’ Amended Data Breach Notification Law

Texas amended its existing data breach notification law which became effective on September 1, 2012. The relevant section of the law is titled "Notification Required Following Breach of Security of Computerized Data" and is found at Section 521.053 of the Texas Business and Commerce Code. The main body of the law provides as follows: (b)  A … Continue reading Texas’ Amended Data Breach Notification Law