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Ozzie Fonseca is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) who serves as Director of Experian’s Data Breach Resolution Group. Ozzie has been involved in the identity protection arena for nearly a decade, and in his current role has managed thousands of data breach response plans for clients of every size, and for events involving from hundreds to millions of victims. During his tenure, Ozzie has worked with countless privacy and compliance professionals in virtually every industry, and consistently brings to the table his extensive practical experience in handling large scale breach notifications, setting up incident response call centers and in providing best-in-class identity protection and fraud resolution services. Before his involvement in the privacy arena, Ozzie spent most of his career as an educator in the auto insurance, telecom and credit industries responsible for developing training programs across the corporate spectrum. Ozzie holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration. He can be contacted at 949.567.3851 or Ozzie.Fonseca@experian.com.

Must-Dos to Improve Your Business’ Cyber Security...

Jan 14 2014 by
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE As the year begins to ramp up, small business owners juggle a host of operational and financial objectives. Resolving to improve cyber security should be paramount among them. Cyber security risks continue to grow across all industries, regardless of an organization’s size. Data shows that being small...

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National Protect Your Identity Week Arrives: Are You Helping...

Oct 23 2013 by
National Protect Your Identity Week, Oct. 20 to 26, provides a prime opportunity to talk to your staff about identity protection. We know from multiple studies that workplace identity theft is a growing concern. Are you doing enough to help your employees protect themselves? While businesses routinely train employees in protocols intended to protect business data and prevent data breaches, they may be less involved in...

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Infographic: Winning the Identity Protection Race...

Aug 07 2013 by
Only one data breach resolution company has the distinction of being part of the world’s largest credit bureau. That’s Experian® Data Breach Resolution, steeped in a history of swift incident response and consumer fraud protection.  We have thousands of incidents under our belt. Healthcare organizations, government agencies, universities and Fortune 500 companies have all relied on our solutions, including identity...

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Key Take-Aways of the New HIPAA Omnibus Rule...

Jul 23 2013 by
The number of medical data breaches continues to escalate, and so, it seems, do the consequences for experiencing one. Medical data breaches accounted for more than a third (34.5 percent) of all data breaches that occurred in 2012, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. Whether a large corporate hospital or a local dental office, health care providers who experience a data breach are at risk of running afoul of...

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A Look Back at HIPAA’s Data Breach Security and Protection...

Jul 02 2013 by
For healthcare businesses, the wait is over. When the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) released its Omnibus Rule on January 17, 2013 amending the HIPAA privacy and data breach protection laws, it capped a 17 year evolution of medical cyber security regulations. In 1996 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted and contained provisions that required the establishment of...

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Cyber Insurance Adds to Cyber Security...

Jun 04 2013 by
The purpose of any type of insurance is to protect your most valuable assets so in order to combat the prevalence of cyber attacks and data breaches, an increasing number of businesses in the health-care, financial services and technology industries have purchased cyber insurance policies to protect themselves from the crippling cost of a data breach.  Cyber insurance is especially popular among start-up tech companies in...

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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Passes The House...

May 07 2013 by
Despite President Obama’s January signing of an Executive Order (EO) which outlines national cyber security policies in protecting U.S. companies and government agencies against cyber threats, the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was passed in a 288-127 House vote sending it now to the Senate.¹ CISPA supporters say the act will help facilitate information sharing between private...

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Data breach numbers are up worldwide...

Mar 26 2013 by
In 2012, data breaches spanned multiple countries across a wide variety of industries. As cloud storage, user mobility and virtualization become more prevalent in business and IT practices, cyber security threats have become equally prevalent.  Safeguarding data has become a top priority and is now mandatory for organizations of all sizes from small businesses to government agencies to international corporations.  In...

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Learn how to accelerate your response to a breach...

Mar 05 2013 by
Responding to a data breach quickly and accurately is the key to minimizing damage and steering clear of litigation and hefty fines. In our third “Answer Men” podcast, a global privacy attorney offers tips on how to accelerate your response to a data breach. Ozzie Fonseca, Experian’s Senior Director of Data Breach Resolution, interviews Miriam Wugmeister, who chairs the global privacy and data security group at the...

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