Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Three reasons your breach notices are flawed

Still using the less-is-more approach to notification letters? As it turns out, consumers want more – much more than they’re getting.

In a new study, 72% of consumers who recall receiving a notification letter express disappointment. The Ponem…

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Little progress made in the prevention of medical data breaches

Healthcare Breach

Jan 01 2013 by
Since stricter regulations were imposed in 2009, the healthcare industry’s track record on patient data protection and security has made very little improvement according to the latest study from Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST)1.  The study reports that from 2009 to the first half of...

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When it comes to data breach, hackers are not the

Breach Prevention

Dec 27 2012 by
Human errors are the most common threats to exposing a person’s personal information to data breaches according to an analysis of reported data breaches by Rapid7, a security intelligence company. Rapid7 compiled the data breach information for the report based on the number of reported...

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Online holiday shopping is also big business for fraudsters

Breach Prevention

Dec 18 2012 by
According to EMC's November 2012 fraud report, online holiday shopping is projected to account for 24% of the year’s total  e-commerce sales which is good news for retailers and unfortunately, it can also be good news for online con artists.  If 2012 is anything like 2011,...

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7 Things you should think about when you audit your

Breach Prevention

Dec 13 2012 by
Now that your data breach response plan is in place and you’re confident that your company is safeguarded from malicious  data breach attempts, what can possibly be still the biggest threat to your data breach protection plan?  Answer: the plan itself. All the planning and...

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‘Tis the season for National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness

Breach Prevention

Dec 04 2012 by
December is not only the shop ‘til you drop season, it’s also National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness month, reminding retailers and businesses that they need to not only protect themselves from a data breach but also make their employees aware of identity fraud scammers...

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The next big cyber security threat: Your fingers

Breach Prevention

Nov 27 2012 by
We’re all familiar with well-known causes of data security breaches and identity fraud; phishing, malware attacks, and lack of cyber security protection are some of the most popular.  A lesser-known but just as lethal culprit in the world of data breaches is surprisingly, a person’s...

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Cyber thieves target retailers during the shop ‘til you drop

Breach Prevention

Nov 20 2012 by
As we approach another season of shopping and consumerism, the retail industry should pay strict attention to the findings in the latest Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), an annual data breach information study conducted by the Verizon RISK Team (VERIS) with participation from the...

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Feds seek remedies for medical identity theft

Breach Prevention

Nov 13 2012 by
As medical data breaches continue to spike, the federal government is seeking remedies to try and prevent medical identity theft.   Nearly 21 million Americans are at risk of having their medical identities stolen after having their healthcare records exposed in data breaches.1 And that’s just...

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