Data Breach Bills Crowding Congress

May 12, 2006

[From internetnews.com]

Seeking to make it a crime to conceal data breaches involving personal information, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Thursday jumped into the data breach debate playing out on Capitol Hill.

The Cybersecurity Enhancement and Consumer Data Protection Act of 2006 (H.R. 5318) would require disclosure to the government for any breaches involving 10,000 or more individuals. The bill does not require notice to consumers.

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