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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Prediction Check In: How Hacktivism is Shaping Americans’ Confidence in

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Nov 15 2016 by
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Check-in on Industry Predictions: Healthcare Breaches

Healthcare Breach

Nov 02 2016 by
Late last year, our Third Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast predicted cybercriminals would continue to focus their attacks on healthcare institutions, inspired by the knowledge that the black market value of medical records continues to surpass the value of credit card numbers. Industry experts we...

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Fourth Annual Study on Data Breach Preparedness Released

Breach Prevention

Oct 19 2016 by
In its fourth year, the Ponemon Institute’s data breach preparedness study sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution reveals a mixed bag of good and not-so-good news. The percentage of companies that experienced a breach edged up to 52 percent (from 49 percent in 2015), but...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month Spotlights Security of Our Digital

Breach Prevention

Oct 05 2016 by
It’s fitting that National Cyber Security Awareness Month concludes with Halloween, because the current numbers regarding data breaches and cyber crime can be downright scary. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2016 Data Breach Preparedness Study: More than 878 million records have been compromised by data...

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Practicing What We Preach: Updated Data Breach Response Guide Now

Breach Prevention

Sep 20 2016 by
Even if you’re only an occasional reader of this blog, by now you know the Experian Data Breach Resolution team strongly advocates not only having a data breach plan in place for your organization, but that you also update it regularly. Research shows not enough...

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Practice Makes Perfect: Are You Perfecting Your Data Breach Response?

Breach Prevention

Sep 07 2016 by
At least once during the child-rearing journey, every parent must counsel a kid who wants to give up on something too soon — playing a sport or musical instrument, participating in a club — because it’s difficult to do well right away. When that happens,...

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Top 6 Mistakes Companies Make in Data Breach Handling

Breach Notification

Aug 23 2016 by
A data breach can be a character-defining moment for any company. Whether you’re an international conglomerate or a small business, how you handle a data breach speaks volumes about the kind of company you are, how well you treat customers, and your long-term prognosis for...

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How Can You Trim Costs in Breach Response and Service?

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Aug 09 2016 by
Data breach costs should no longer come as a surprise to any company; in fact, you should be budgeting for data breach expenses just as you would any other expected expense. That’s one of the key messages to come out of the Ponemon Institute’s latest...

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Pay, Resist or Punt? How Will Your Organization Handle a

Breach Prevention

Jul 27 2016 by
  Ransomware has been prominent over the last year. If it becomes as ubiquitous as identity theft and data breaches — and signs point in that direction – how will your organization deal with it when a hacker uses malicious code to lock you out...

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