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Putting Together an Effective Data Breach Response Pla...

Experian has officially released their 2018-2019 Data Breach Response Guide. Last year, there were more than 5,000 data breaches globally, with nearly 1500 originating in the U.S. It’s a number that promises to rise, as cybercriminals become more sophisticated with their attacks and with a growing attack landscape, thanks...

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Data Breach Industry Forecast 2018 – Check In...

The Experian Data Breach Resolution team welcomed 2018 with five predictions of this year’s top data breach trends. Nine months into 2018, we take a look to see how the predictions have played out. Trend Prediction 1: The United States may experience its first large-scale attack on critical infrastructure,...

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GDPR: A Two-Month Check In...

More than two months have passed since GDPR went into effect, and already we’re seeing an impact. Our counterparts in the UK, for example, note that event reporting is seven times higher over the last three months than it has been in the last year. This indicates that people...

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New Infographic: Is Your Organization Ready for Genera...

We’re just a little more than two months out from the May 25 enforcement date for GDPR, a new set of strict rules affecting all organizations storing customer data on European Union (EU) citizens. In other words, for businesses across the globe, it’s crunch time: address GDPR compliance or...

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Is Your Company Ready For A Big Data Breach? Takeaway...

“The Fifth Annual Study: Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?,” sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution and conducted by the Ponemon Institute, analyzes the progress companies have made in preparing for a major cyberattack. Preparedness has never been more important with the threat of breach on...

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Predictions for the data breach industry in 2018...

High-profile data breaches dominated the headlines in 2017, and unfortunately, these attacks are anticipated to only increase in frequency and magnitude in 2018. Breaches like those that affected LinkedIn, Dropbox and Yahoo, serve as a wake-up call for organizations to implement processes for safeguarding sensitive data and defending against...

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TalkTalk fine’s message – regulators and consumers hol...

For the second time in less than a year, the United Kingdom’s data security regulator has fined one of the nation’s largest telecom companies for failing to protect customer data. The fine, and strongly worded comments from Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, should be a fresh wakeup call to all...

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The Rise of Nation-State-Sponsored Ransomware and How ...

As if ransomware attacks weren’t diabolical enough, a new wrinkle may be emerging — hiding something even worse behind the ransomware assault. The recent Petya and WannaCry incidents, which affected hundreds of thousands of people plugged into networks in more than 150 countries, are examples of the latest trend...

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Prediction check-in: The global and growing impact of ...

When domestic data breaches seem to grab headlines so regularly, it can be tempting to overlook the global nature of data breaches. However, just as economies and businesses are entwined around the world, so too are the risks of a data breach a global concern. The predictions In our...

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Survey – Most companies ill-prepared for a global data...

Most companies aren’t prepared to respond to a global data breach, and aren’t yet ready to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), even though it takes effect in less than a year, according to the latest Ponemon Institute report sponsored by Experian® Data Breach Resolution....

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Prediction check-in: Nation-state conflicts escalating...

The digital age has truly transformed all aspects of human life, including the way nations commit espionage and wage war. In our Data Breach Industry Forecast for 2017, we predicted that the nation-state digital espionage already affecting so many consumers and businesses would evolve into active conflict and possibly...

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