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Calif. Attorney General: We Need To Crack Down On Companies That Don't Encrypt 127 127

tsamsoniw writes "California Attorney Kamala Harris says her office will start cracking down on companies in the Golden State that don't encrypt customer data and fall victim to data breaches; she's also calling on the state to pass a law requiring companies to use encryption. That's just one of the recommendations in the state's newly released data breach report, which says 131 companies in California suffered data breaches in 2012, affecting 2.5 million residents."
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Calif. Attorney General: We Need To Crack Down On Companies That Don't Encrypt

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Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.

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