AG, senator announce legislation to protect Kentuckians following Equifax data breach

Sen. Morgan McGarvey

Attorney General Andy Beshear and Sen. Morgan McGarvey of Louisville have announced legislation to strengthen protections for Kentuckians affected by the Equifax data breach.

Beshear said his office had been working with McGarvey to draft legislation to protect Kentucky families in light of the massive Equifax data breach, which has affected nearly 145.5 million Americans and approximately 40 percent of Kentucky families.

The legislation McGarvey will pre-file amends current state law to require companies responsible for a data breach to provide impacted Kentuckians access to a free credit freeze, three free credit reports each year from each of the major […] Read more