Seyarto introduces protection bill on Data Privacy Day

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Valley News - Opinion
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, introduced Assembly Bill 346, a bill that will expand the notification of data breaches of any agency in the state to also include unauthorized access. Data breaches come in many forms. While the current law requires agencies to report to Californians any acquired personal information gained through their computerized data systems, the law does not cover or include unauthorized access. With the growing risks of identity theft and remote hacking or accessing of personal information, the need to be informed of such breaches is imperative in preventing irreparable damage. “Personal data privacy is a growing concern for every Californian and they have a right to know if their information was compromised. A data breach can have lo
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