New Mexico is one of the few remaining states to not have a law requiring companies to notify consumers when their information is part of a data breach. This, however, might change very soon. Last Wednesday, the New Mexico Legislature passed House Bill 15, called the “Data Breach Notification Act,” sending the bill to Governor Susana Martinez for her signature.
Among other things, the act requires companies with personally identifiable information of New Mexico residents to use reasonable security procedures and practices to protect that information. … More