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Could Wireless-enabled Devices Pose a Data Breach Risk...

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...

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Cybercriminals Cashing in as Companies Struggle to Sec...

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...

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Ponemon Study Looks at the Security of the Payment Car...

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...

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Experian Hosts Stellar Panel Discussion at IAPP...

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...

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Data Breach in the News: Winter 2015...

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...

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Resolve to Refine your Data Breach Response Plan in 20...

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...

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Data breach in the news: Fall 2014...

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...

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Data breach preparedness study: Good news, bad news an...

Our second annual data breach preparedness study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Breach?, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, reveals good news and bad news for businesses concerned with data security—and that should be all business. First, the good news: more companies are acting to address data breach...

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The role of the right partners in data breach recovery...

While many American companies have done a noteworthy job of improving their data breach preparedness in the past few years, it seems new breaches occur every month to remind us there’s still plenty of room for improvement. And many state governments are responding by upgrading their post-breach recovery requirements...

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Best Practices for Companies Recovering from a Data Br...

You already know a data breach is bad news for everyone, consumers and the breached business alike. But you might be shocked to learn just how severe the reputational impact can be for businesses. In the latest Ponemon Institute survey, “The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment,”...

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3 Steps To Ease Your Cyber Security Spring Cleaning Ef...

No matter how diligent your organization is about cyber security, it never hurts to take a second – or even third and fourth – look at what you’re doing to secure vital data and systems. With so many of us in a spring cleaning mindset at this time of...

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Data Breach News for the First Quarter of 2014...

With the first quarter of 2014 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review data breach news from the past four months and consider what that information may indicate about the state of cyber security in American businesses. As of March 21, 2014, 191 data breaches...

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