Identity Theft (SB 1386) California

California’s Database Security Breach Notification Act (SB 1386) and General Security Standard for Businesses (AB 1950) require companies and government agencies that store personal information on California residents to implement safety procedures that safeguard data and disclose any breach of security to the individuals affected. Personal information includes an individual’s first name or first initial and last name in combination with any one or more of the following data elements:

  • Social security number, driver’s license number or California identification card number;
  • Account number, credit or debit card number, in combination with any required security code, access code or password that permits access to an account;
  • Medical information.

Smarsh, Inc. assumes no liability for the accuracy or completeness of this information. Please consult with an attorney for specific information on specific rules and regulations and how they apply to your business.

Helpful Links:
The SB 1386 Management Toolkit

Text of California S.B. 1386

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