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

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 now-indispensable annual “Cost of a Data Breach”...

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Best Practices for ID Theft Services and Programs...

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 recently been a flurry of new services to the market....

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Experian Acquires CSID...

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...

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Video: IAPP Panel on Employee Security Threats...

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 l...

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Why Are Employees the Weakest Link in Breach Preventio...

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.......

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Facing Unique Breach Circumstances? Learn What to Do a...

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...

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Damage Beyond Cost: How Data Breaches Undermine Consum...

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....

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6 Data Breach Industry Predictions for 2015...

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...

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A precursor to our predictions...

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...

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