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How Can You Trim Costs in Breach Response and Service?...

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Aug 09 2016 by
Data breach costs should no longer come as a surprise to any company; in fact, you should be budgeting for data breach expenses just as you would any other expected expense. That’s one of the key messages to come out of the Ponemon Institute’s latest edition of its now-indispensable annual “Cost of a Data Breach” report. “Since first conducting this research, the cost of a data breach has not fluctuated...

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Best Practices for ID Theft Services and Programs...

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May 18 2016 by
While there are some critics of identity theft protection and credit monitoring services, consumers need a tool to fight against identity theft and fraud in today’s data breach climate.  As a result of this demand, there has been a flurry of new services to the market in the last few years.  The array of options is beneficial for consumers, but can also be challenging to understand what different features do and how they...

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Experian Acquires CSID...

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May 11 2016 by
I am pleased to share the news on this blog that Experian has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CSIdentity Corporation (CSID), a leading provider of consumer identity management and fraud detection services. For the Data Breach Resolution group in particular, this is a major development. It will enhance our capabilities to provide best-in-class identity theft protection services to our clients who have suffered a...

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Video: IAPP Panel on Employee Security Threats...

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May 05 2016 by
Did you miss Experian’s panel at the recent IAPP event in April? A red-hot topic in many industries, employees negligence is the primary cause of a majority of breaches. How can companies address this liability?  If your business employs a team, you can’t miss this panel discussion on how to make employees a line of defense in preventing...

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Why Are Employees the Weakest Link in Breach Prevention? Hea...

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Mar 22 2016 by
      Employees are a company’s biggest asset, but when it comes to cyber security, they are often the weakest link. Unfortunately, a large number of security incidents are caused by employee negligence or the compromise of their computers or phones, leaving even companies with strong technical security programs at risk. Yet mitigating the risk caused by employees continues to be a challenge for...

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Updated Data Breach Response Guide Can Help Your Breach Surv...

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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 100 percent, so we’ve updated our Data Breach Response Guide to help make it even...

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Industry Experts Share Top Data Breach Threats in 2016...

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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 each of the experts featured here. Download the free 2016 Data...

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Hacktivism and More: Predictions for the Data Breach Landsca...

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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 evolve, companies will be weighing their priorities carefully as they manage...

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Facing Unique Breach Circumstances? Learn What to Do at Expe...

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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 of circumstances, but they share commonality in terms of costs, the impact on future...

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