Calif. AG Puts A Clock On Data-Breach Reporting

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 10:07 PM EST) -- California’s attorney general recently filed and settled novel claims that Kaiser Permanente waited too long to reveal a 2011 data breach, setting a new standard for prompt disclosures in a state without an explicit reporting deadline.

In a stipulation filed along with Attorney General Kamala Harris’ complaint in state court on Jan. 24, the health care giant agreed to pay $150,000 and make data-security improvements to resolve the regulator’s claims that it took too long to notify more than 20,000 current and former employees that their...
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