Breach Prevention

Video: 2016 Predictions – Katherine Keefe

Posted on Jan 27 2016 by

        There have been no shortage of changes in the medical world in the last few years, many triggered by the arrival of the Affordable Care Act. As providers look to unify to provide services, what effects might their consolidation efforts have on information security? Katherine Keefe of Beazley Breach Response joins […]

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Your Employees Can Be Breach Victims, Too

Posted on Jan 12 2016 by

Employees: A Data Breach’s Hidden Victims Headline-grabbing data breaches have raised awareness of the devastating impact data loss can have on the affected consumers and the breached company. Hopefully, stories like the SONY and Anthem breaches have inspired your company to step up its data breach preparedness and prevention efforts. But are you overlooking the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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