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California has a new state assembly bill that would require retailers to notify customers in the wake of a data breach. Retailers and business groups opposed the law and say it cannot keep up with constantly evolving technology, and successfully lobbied to remove a clause that would hold retailers responsible for data breaches.

How should retailers respond to data breaches in the future?

Listen to episode 152 of our security slice podcast and hear Ken Westin, Dwayne Melancon, Tim Erlin, Craig YoungLamar Bailey and Tyler Reguly discuss why this bill could be a more about political posturing than protecting consumers, the line between retail cybercrime victims and criminal negligence and why it’s so difficult to tell the different.

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