Breach Notification

Video: 2016 Predictions – Bill Hardin

Posted on Mar 18 2016 by

          With the first quarter of 2016 wrapping up, it’s a good time to take a look at the cyber security trends that emerged at the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016. What are the cyber risks companies will need to be most vigilant against for the rest of […]

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Infographic: Timeline of a Data Breach Response

Posted on Feb 23 2016 by

      Preparing a breach response plan is sometimes a painful topic, planning the response that should happen after your business becomes the unfortunate victim of a cyber attack. How exactly should things work? Explore the timing of the planning and execution of a response – before and after the breach – as a […]

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Involving Head Honchos in Data Breach Response

Posted on Feb 09 2016 by

Shouldn’t it be easy to convince your senior executives of the importance of cyber security? High-profile data breaches make the news, and your top decision-makers surely read the same headlines you do. Those reports — and numerous studies — make it clear that cyber security incidents continue to grow in volume, frequency and impact. Yet […]

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5 Must-do Steps for Practicing Your Data Breach Response Plan

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by

Remember how you felt as a kid when the fire alarm rang in school? Your heart raced, adrenaline surged through your body … and you left your seat, got in line and filed out of the building calmly and efficiently because you’d practiced, practiced, practiced what to do in such an emergency. Even as an […]

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Experian Named a Leader in Recent Analyst Report

Posted on Sep 24 2015 by

An effective data breach response plan isn’t just about protecting your business from lawsuits or regulatory penalties; it also impacts customer experience, and customer experience is directly tied to revenue. That’s one of the key premises underlying the newly released Forrester Wave report on Customer Data Breach Notification and Response Services. In preparation for the […]

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After a Data Breach: Keeping Customers Informed

Posted on Jul 29 2015 by

A data breach can increase a consumer’s risk of falling victim to identity theft. In order to mitigate this risk, federal and state governments have instituted regulations regarding the notification of affected consumers. But many consumers – inundated by news of mega breaches – may experience data breach fatigue, and do little or nothing at […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Data breach in the news: Fall 2014

Posted on Oct 28 2014 by

While in the midst of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recent headlines have been dominated by news of businesses experiencing a data breach. Companies nationwide have been on alert in light of breached business and information groups that have delivered significant consumer impact. As former White House Chief Information Officer Theresa Payton said in a recent interview […]

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