With several pieces of legislation introduced in Congress to establish a national data breach notification law and enhance data security, 47 state attorneys general have asked lawmakers to not preempt similar state laws already in force if a federal law is enacted.

“Any additional protections afforded consumers by a federal law must not diminish the important role states already play protecting consumers from data breaches and identity theft,” the AGs write in a letter to House and Senate leaders. The states, they add, are better able to quickly adjust to new challenges in a data-driven economy.

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