Healthcare industry continues to be plagued by breaches

Posted on Mar 26 2015 by

Being right is sometimes a double-edged sword. In our 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast, the Experian Data Breach Resolution team predicted that healthcare-related data breaches would continue to be a growing concern in the coming year. Already, the news is verifying our prediction. As of the last week of February, 2015, 29 healthcare industry-related breaches […]


7 simple, insightful steps for auditing your data breach response plan

Posted on Mar 17 2015 by

Daily data breach headlines are likely enough to convince you that cyber threats continue to evolve. To remain effective, your data breach response plan also needs to keep up. It’s imperative that your company reassesses its data breach response approaches regularly. We recommend auditing your plan at least quarterly – more frequently if you have reason […]


Experian Hosts Stellar Panel Discussion at IAPP

Posted on Mar 06 2015 by

Cybersecurity thought-leaders from many industries gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit. The Experian Data Breach Resolution team was on hand to talk about data breach preparedness and how 2014 was a game-changing year for everyone concerned with cyber security. We fielded a stellar group of experts […]


Medical Identity Theft Will Surge in 2015

Posted on Feb 24 2015 by

Medical identity theft and fraud statistics are alarming-and will be even more worrisome with the recent breach at Anthem Inc., yet they fail to put a human face on the crime. It’s one thing to say that medical identity theft cases increased 19 percent between 2012 and 2013 (according to Ponemon Institute’s 2013 Study on […]


Data Breach in the News: Winter 2015

Posted on Feb 17 2015 by

You learn a lot about emerging and evolving risks when you help more than 3,000 organizations manage breaches of all kinds, as the Experian Data Breach Resolution team did in 2014. We shared many of our insights in our Second Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, and recent headlines support many of the predictions we’ve made. […]


ProtectMyID® Gets Even Better with Payment Fraud Protection through BillGuard

Posted on Jan 26 2015 by

Payment card fraud is on the rise; the costs of debit and credit card fraud have increased $3 billion since 2012, hitting a staggering $11 billion last year according to Javelin Strategy & Research. Chances are high that a number of your customers have either been affected by fraud or identity theft, or know someone […]


Resolve to Refine your Data Breach Response Plan in 2015

Posted on Jan 16 2015 by

What’s your company’s game plan for moving forward in 2015? Perhaps you intend to expand into new markets, or increase profit by improving efficiencies. Maybe you’ll be hiring to help fuel growth or enriching training programs to help cultivate employee productivity. Whatever your business goals for 2015, one vital move should be at the top […]


6 Data Breach Industry Predictions for 2015

Posted on Dec 12 2014 by

The past year has been a watershed one for the data breach industry. By Thanksgiving week, 696 data breaches in the U.S. had exposed more than 81 million records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s already well ahead of the 2013 total number of breaches, which topped out at 614 breaches, the ITRC reported. […]


A precursor to our predictions

Posted on Nov 25 2014 by

    It’s almost the end of 2014 and a time to reflect back on the year and look ahead. With this in mind, we are again going to release a white paper with a few predictions on what the future holds in the data breach industry in 2015.  We put pen to paper with […]


New Collaboration Enhances Our Identity Protection Suite

Posted on Nov 11 2014 by

Each data breach brings new learnings. Often we gain more insight in where the vulnerabilities lie within businesses and sometimes we gain a better understanding of how consumers can better protect themselves. These discoveries help us in our goal to better secure the business environment from all angles. That’s why we’re proud to announce a […]