Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Still using the less-is-more approach to notification letters? As it turns out, consumers want more – much more than they’re getting.

In a new study, 72% of consumers who recall receiving a notification letter express disappointment. The Ponem…

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