Although they've been roasted for not always getting things done, or perhaps passing ridiculous legislation, this time most agree the State Legislature did it right.
By a unanimous margin, the State Senate and House passed a tougher data breach bill for companies that do business in Washington state...
You might have heard that news story about how the citizen-taxi service Uber suffered a data breach in November of last year. Now, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is filing a huge lawsuit against the company.
Although state officials say they have no indication the data ever "left" the state's healthcare system, two employees were fired over 'exchanging' data between two computers, in violation of HIPPA laws.