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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Congress fails to reach agreement on cybersecurity legislation

Breach Prevention

Sep 05 2012 by
  Our guest blogger this week is Zachary Smith, a legislative analyst for the Experian Government Affairs team. Despite being a top priority for the Administration and leadership in Congress for much of the past year, the Senate failed to reach agreement on a comprehensive...

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U.S. beats Germany, U.K. and France when it comes to

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Three things you should never do to identity theft victims

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Report gives readers the latest inside(r) scoop

Breach Prevention

Aug 14 2012 by
Today, those who steal data from the outside also usually steal the headlines. Witness recent mega-hacks at some very well-known firms: Electronics corporation: criminals accessed, stole and reused usernames and passwords from nearly 100,000 accounts stored on third-party servers Social media site: encoded passwords for...

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World-class scammers vie for Olympic gold

Breach Prevention

Aug 07 2012 by
Swimmers may be stealing the spotlight, but it’s scammers who are taking home the gold--in the form of stolen credit card numbers, PINs, consumers’ personal identities. One familiar con trotted out this year (and every Olympics) is ticket fraud, including what Britons call ‘ticket touting’...

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Three data protection strategies to catch a “phish”

Breach Prevention

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The top 5 cyber security threats to future of mobile

Breach Prevention

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Webinar: Data breaches can happen anytime, anywhere

Breach Prevention

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