California considers tougher law on securing payment card data
California legislators are scheduled to hold a hearing today on a proposed bill that would create new data security and breach notification requirements for all organizations processing credit and debit card transactions in the state.
The bill, officially known as AB 779, is being sponsored by the California Credit Union League (CCUL). It was introduced in February by State Assemblyman Dave Jones (D-Sacramento) and has been amended three times since then, most recently on May 14.
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