Breach Prevention

Are Your Employees Data Breach Risks?

Posted on Jul 14 2015 by

Your employees are your greatest asset, but they may also pose the greatest data breach risk to your organization. Unfortunately, multiple studies and research point to employees as the leading cause of data breaches. Employees may put your data at risk in a number of ways; from failing to practice good password habits to losing a […]


Cyber Criminals, Spies and Activists – Know the Enemy

Posted on Jun 30 2015 by

Who are behind cybercrimes? When it comes to these thieves behind computers, not all perpetrators are the same, and how they ply their attacks can vary greatly, too. To effectively protect your organization from cybercrime, it’s vital to understand the many ways in which it occurs, and the many types of cyber criminals who perpetrate […]


Data breach legislation continues to be on policymakers’ radar

Posted on Jun 24 2015 by

While there is momentum for data breach legislation, there continues to be hurdles to seeing any laws come to fruition. But there is certainly optimism. The most pressing issue today is whether a national data breach law will be passed. Most support this concept, however there is a lack of agreement on the details and […]


Could Wireless-enabled Devices Pose a Data Breach Risk?

Posted on May 19 2015 by

Do your cyber security measures address the possibility of a data breach occurring through the wireless-enabled refrigerator in the break room of your corporate headquarters? Have you made provisions if a hacker accesses sensitive data through wearable technology? Will your data breach response plan provide adequate guidance if a breach occurs through the Internet of […]


Cybercriminals Cashing in as Companies Struggle to Secure Payment Systems

Posted on May 05 2015 by

Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute release the first industry study that closely examines payment technologies and how companies are managing the growing threat of data breaches. The study, Data Security in the Evolving Payments Ecosystem, asked professionals to weigh in on several topics including who should be responsible for securing payment systems and […]


Ponemon Study Looks at the Security of the Payment Card Ecosystem

Posted on Apr 29 2015 by

  Payments fraud and data breaches are top security challenges for corporations across every industry, but how do the threats relate to each other? Do the newest payments technologies increase the risk of a data breach? We considered those and other pressing questions in our new study, “Data Security in the Payments Ecosystem,” conducted by […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]