California Considers Broader and Tougher Data Disclosure Requirements for Use of Customer Personal Information
In the face of increasing incidences of and rising public concern regarding identity theft, the California Legislature is considering a bill with new personal information data disclosure requirements for California businesses and a broad definition of what constitutes personal information.
California Assembly Bill 1291, would require businesses who have customer personal information and have…
California and Massachusetts Legislatures Push Data Breach and Security Bills
In distinct efforts to strengthen data security requirements, the California and Massachusetts legislatures recently passed bills affecting data breach notification requirements and data security notification, respectively.
On April 14, 2011, the California senate approved S.B. 24, requiring California businesses and agencies to notify the state attorney general if more than 500 California residents…