With Cheryl Falvey, Michael Oakes
Companies that maintain electronic personal information regarding California residents have a new privacy compliance obligation effective July 1, 2003. In response to hackers breaking into the state of California’s payroll database containing personal and financial information on the state’s 265,000 employees, voters in that state passed a bill requiring companies doing business in California, as well as state agencies, to disclose publicly any computer security breaches that involve the persona