Equifax Data Breach – What Did We Learn from it?

Read Patrick Nohe explain the lessons we should have learned from Equifax data breach on The SSL Store : Last September Equifax disclosed that its credit reporting database had been breached and sensitive consumer data – like social security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers and a whole range of other private information – on over 143-million […]

Uber’s Data Breach Crisis: 3 Lessons For CEOs

Read the three lessons that Uber’s data breach holds for CEOs according to Alan Fleischmann on Forbes : This morning we learned that the previous leadership at Uber concealed a data breach last October that revealed private information about 600,000 drivers and 57 million riders.  Worse, the company paid a $100,000 ransom to hackers in order […]

Australian companies can learn from Equifax bill

Read why Itay Glick says that businesses can learn from the Equifax data breach spending on CSO Online : News that Equifax has had to spend US$87.5 million and counting on its recent data breach should serve as a warning to Australian companies as the era of mandatory data breach disclosure approaches.There are encouraging signs that […]

Biggest 2017 data breaches and what we can learn from them

Read Twain Taylor’s article about biggest data breaches in 2017 and lessons they have for businesses on Techgenix Blog : As bad as 2016 was for cybersecurity, 2017 data breaches might just set a record for online crime. Technology is a sword that cuts both ways, and as security methods develop so do the threats they’ve […]

The silver lining on the Equifax breach

Read why Tom Pendergast says that there is a silver lining in the Equifax data breach on CSO Online : By any measure, the recent Equifax data breach was and is a disaster: in exposing the personal information of 143 million American consumers, it could cause years of trouble for all involved. It also revealed all […]

Learning from the Disqus data breach

Read John E Dunn’s article about what businesses can learn from the Disqus data breach on Naked Security : I’m a fan of Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) data breach project but being contacted by it three times in a month is unnerving. In early September, HIBP sent me news that an email address […]

In Equifax Data Breach, Three Hard Lessons in Risk

Read Bil Harmer’s article about the three lessons Equifax data breach holds for risk management on CSO Online : How much security risk can an organization accept before it’s on very thin ice? The equation is simple: decide how much money it will take to reduce the risk, and how much more money an organization […]

Equifax’s Data Breach Sends Wake-Up Call to Small Business Owners

Read why Joyce M. Rosenberg says that Equifax’s data breach is a wake up call for all small business owners on Inc. : The Equifax breach is reminding small business owners that they may be vulnerable to cybercriminals. Companies that provide security and other technology services to small businesses say they’ve had an increase in calls […]

Three big lessons to learn from the Equifax data breach

We’ve all seen the news reports, again and again: A massive breach has occurred. Many millions of customer records have been obtained by hackers. The company in question has flubbed the response to the incident. Wall Street is punishing the company, and the stock has plummeted since the breach was reported. Read the three big lessons […]

The big data breach suffered by Equifax has alarming implications

Until something goes wrong, few people give much thought to the surveillance they undergo by credit-reporting agencies (CRAs). Yet these agencies’ business is deeply intrusive: quantifying character. They assign individuals credit scores based on how they previously managed debt. Read about the implications of Equifax data breach on the financial sector on Economist.