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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The 5 Best Things a Company can do After a Data Breach...

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Aug 13 2014 by
There are a lot of opinions about what companies should never do in terms of data breach prevention and response. Equally important, however, are the things you should do in the wake of a breach. Here are our top five tips to help you with your breach response. Some may seem obvious, yet a shocking number of companies – especially midsize and smaller – neglect these vital points. If you don’t have a solid data...

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Views on Consumer Reactions

to Data Breaches...

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Jun 09 2014 by
Q&A with Experian® Data Breach Resolution Vice President, Michael Bruemmer. The Ponemon Institute recently released a survey report—‘‘The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment’’—sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution. Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report Senior Legal Editor Donald G. Aplin posed a series of questions on the findings in the Ponemon report to Michael...

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3 Steps To Ease Your Cyber Security Spring Cleaning Efforts...

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May 28 2014 by
No matter how diligent your organization is about cyber security, it never hurts to take a second – or even third and fourth – look at what you’re doing to secure vital data and systems. With so many of us in a spring cleaning mindset at this time of year, now is a good time to review your cyber security measures. Of course, larger companies entrust their IT teams to take care of hardware and software, firewalls and...

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Data Breach News for the First Quarter of 2014...

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Apr 08 2014 by
With the first quarter of 2014 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review data breach news from the past four months and consider what that information may indicate about the state of cyber security in American businesses. As of March 21, 2014, 191 data breaches had been reported, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, which tracks such statistics. Those breaches exposed more than 4.2 million records, the...

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Must-do Resolutions to Improve Your Small Business’ Cyber ...

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Mar 12 2014 by
As we approach the end of the 1st quarter of 2014 , small-business owners juggle a host of operational and financial objectives. Resolving to improve cyber security should be paramount among them. Cyber security risks continue to grow across all industries, regardless of an organization’s size. Data shows that being small won’t protect your company from attacks such as business identity theft, fraud or an intentional...

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Thinking Globally at IAPP March 5-7: The International Data ...

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Feb 25 2014 by
When a data breach occurs, will you turn to your carefully crafted data breach response plan ... and find it lacking? If your business operates globally, but you were only thinking domestically when you created your response plan, you may find that plan is insufficient for your needs when a cross-border data breach occurs. When a breach occurs that involves the illegal access or movement of data internationally, an already...

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Auditing Your Data Breach Response Plan: The Never-ending St...

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Feb 13 2014 by
Business is not static; business plans and operating processes evolve to meet market changes and demand fluctuations. Data breach response plans shouldn’t be static either. Threats emerge and risks change constantly in today’s digital world, and a response plan needs to keep pace. It’s essential to regularly audit your data breach response plan to ensure it meets your organization’s changing needs. Data breach...

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Is Your Data Secure for Small Business Saturday?...

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Nov 26 2013 by
Small Business Saturday – the Saturday immediately following Black Friday – is meant to encourage consumers to patronize small businesses across the country during a season that is make or break for many of them. Like many small businesses, you probably hope the day will be an opportunity to connect with new customers, reaffirm the loyalty of current ones, build your business and boost revenues. But customers won’t...

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