Calif. Senate Passes Bill Boosting Data Breach Alerts

Law360, San Diego (May 20, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT) -- The California Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would require individuals and companies that maintain computerized data about their clients or customers to notify them if a security breach is detected.

The state Senate voted 37-0 in favor of S.B. 46, which is sponsored by California Attorney General Kamala Harris and seeks to build on existing requirements for prompt consumer notification when certain online account information is accessed without authorization. The bill now heads to the state Assembly for review.

Current state law already requires that people or companies notify their customers when they reasonably believe an unauthorized person has...

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