US State Data Breach Notification Laws

Wrap up this path with an exploration of US state data breach notification laws.


  • Learning Path Reference Guide File — 00:10:00
    • A list of all of the references from this learning path.

  • Introduction to US data breach notification laws Video — 00:08:02
    • An introduction to US state data breach notification laws and course learning objectives.

  • Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80 et seq.; Cal. Health & Safety Code § 1280.15 Video — 00:17:01
    • A review of California’s data breach notification law, which was the first US state data breach notification law, enacted in 2002.

  • Tex. Bus. & Com. Code §§ 521.002, 521.053, 521.151-152 Video — 00:12:13
    • A review of the Texas data breach notification law.

  • N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law § 899-aa Video — 00:16:05
    • A review of the New York State data breach notification law.

  • Mass. Gen. Laws 93H § 1 et seq. Video — 00:13:31
    • A review of the Massachusetts data breach notification law.

  • Puerto Rico P.R. Laws tit. 10, § 4051 et seq. Video — 00:13:29
    • A review of the Puerto Rico data breach notification law.

  • District of Columbia D.C. Code § 28-3851 et seq. Video — 00:12:57
    • A review of the US District of Columbia data breach notification law.


Course description

Students will learn about several US state data breach notification laws. They will review California’s data breach notification law, which was the first of its kind in the US. They’ll explore other laws in Texas, New York, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. Students will also review individual definitions of breaches, notification requirements, safe harbor requirements and more.

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