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Updated Data Breach Response Guide Can Help Your Breach Survival

Posted on Jan 13 2016 by

More companies than ever are taking a proactive approach to data breaches; our second annual data breach preparedness study, conducted by Ponemon, found that 72 percent of polled companies had a data breach response plan in place, a 5 percent increase from the year before. Experian Data Breach Resolution believes that figure needs to reach […]

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Industry Experts Share Top Data Breach Threats in 2016

Posted on Dec 31 2015 by

      There’s no shortage of frontiers in the world of data breaches, with new avenues expanding each year. Watch our short video to hear what top threats industry experts foresee for 2016, ranging from political campaigns to healthcare and more. To hear full predictions, stay tuned for more dialogue between Michael Bruemmer with […]

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Hacktivism and More: Predictions for the Data Breach Landscape in 2016

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by

The EMV liability shift went into effect, 62% of companies reported experiencing payments fraud and nearly 120 million records were exposed in healthcare related data breaches. The year is drawing to a close and many of the predictions Experian Data Breach Resolution made for 2015 came to fruition. As the data breach landscape continues to […]

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Facing Unique Breach Circumstances? Learn What to Do at Experian’s IAPP Seminar

Posted on Sep 29 2015 by

You need only watch the headlines about data breaches to realize how different each one can be. Some trace their source to a careless or disgruntled insider, some compromise thousands of records of especially vulnerable consumer groups, and others go on for months before they’re detected and stopped. Every breach stems from a unique set […]

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Damage Beyond Cost: How Data Breaches Undermine Consumer Confidence

Posted on Apr 21 2015 by

When a data breach occurs, the monetary costs can be horrific for the affected company. The Target cyberattack cost the retailer more than $17 million, the Washington Post reported. The breach of health insurance company Anthem earlier this year is already running cost estimates in excess of $100 million. Yet even when the monetary costs […]

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6 Data Breach Industry Predictions for 2015

Posted on Dec 12 2014 by

The past year has been a watershed one for the data breach industry. By Thanksgiving week, 696 data breaches in the U.S. had exposed more than 81 million records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s already well ahead of the 2013 total number of breaches, which topped out at 614 breaches, the ITRC reported. […]

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A precursor to our predictions

Posted on Nov 25 2014 by

    It’s almost the end of 2014 and a time to reflect back on the year and look ahead. With this in mind, we are again going to release a white paper with a few predictions on what the future holds in the data breach industry in 2015.  We put pen to paper with […]

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Data breach preparedness study: Good news, bad news and an empowering conclusion

Posted on Sep 30 2014 by

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 risks. The majority (73%) of organizations now […]

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Do Elevated Data Breach Risks Trump ‘BYOD’ Savings?

Posted on Aug 27 2014 by

Two schools of thought have emerged around the practice of “BYOD” – allowing employees to use personal mobile devices for business purposes. BYOD advocates say the practice allows companies to avoid the expense of buying, providing service for, and maintaining a fleet of company-owned devices. Detractors argue that BYOD amps up a company’s already-high risks […]

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The 5 Best Things a Company can do After a Data Breach

Posted on Aug 13 2014 by

There are a lot of opinions about what companies should never do in terms of data breach prevention and response. Equally important, however, are the things you should do in the wake of a breach. Here are our top five tips to help you with your breach response. Some may seem obvious, yet a shocking […]

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