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Pay, Resist or Punt? How Will Your Organization Handle...

Ransomware is on the rise. If it becomes as ubiquitous as identity theft and data breaches — and signs point in that direction – how will your organization deal with it when a hacker uses malicious code to lock you out of your own computer sys...

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6 Best Practices to Ensure Success When Purchasing Cyb...

Hopefully, by now you’re convinced of the value of cyber insurance. In case you’re not, here’s a brief recap of the advantages of having a cyber insurance policy in place prior to a data breach: Reduce the per-record cost of a data breach by $4.40, according to Ponemon Institute’s...

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Are You Updating Your Breach Response Plan Often Enoug...

Are you updating your data breach response plan to respond to new threats and forensic analysis? Discover how often updates may be...

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Identity theft knows no season: Why credit monitoring ...

When do your customers think about credit monitoring? When do you, as a business, think about offering it to them? Many consumers don’t independently monitor their credit on a regular basis – multiple surveys tell us that, including those by Javelin Strategy & Research. Most of those who don’t monitor...

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Employee-Related Security Risks Are Addressed in our L...

What keeps your cyber security team up at night, and does it weigh equally on the minds of managers? Do they lose sleep worrying about malicious attacks from outside your organization? Or do they fear a careless employee will leave a laptop in an unlocked car or use an...

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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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Facing Greater Risks, Small Businesses Still Lag in Ad...

What difference does $4.40 make? It can’t buy you much on its own, but it can make a world of difference when you’re handling the aftermath of a data breach or other cyb...

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How Can You Reduce Data Breach Costs?...

Bad news and good news emerged from the Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of a Data Breach study, released in May: breach costs continue to rise, but security measures such as creating a data breach response team can significantly curb the costs of a data b...

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Mauricio Paez...

Mauricio Paez, a partner with the international law firm Jones Day, recently joined me to share predictions about eight emerging and evolving trends in global cyberwarfare. Watch to learn his...

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Jon-Michael Brook...

With 2016 an election year that's already seen some evidence of campaign breaches, how much more will we see the frequency and intensity potential increase before the polls close? Jon-Michael Brooke of Guide Holdings LLC joins me for a preview of the most significant potentials for the campaign whose...

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