Consequences following a data breach...

privacy legislation

Jan 25 2012 by
Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute. Our latest study, Aftermath of a Data Breach Study, was conducted to better understand how a data breach affects organizations over the long term. In this study, IT professionals weigh in on how their organizations dealt with a data breach that had both serious financial and reputational consequences. While we asked...

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Year of the breach: 2011 in review...

privacy legislation

Dec 20 2011 by
Our guest blogger this week is Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). The number of breaches reported so far in 2011 is down from 2010, yet 2011 is still considered by many to be yet another “Year of the Breach”.    Several high profile events throughout the year have kept the spotlight on the issue of data exposures, especially those where millions of consumers information was obtained by...

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Security vs. Commerce: Striking a balance...

privacy legislation

Aug 02 2011 by
Amidst this time of continuous, high-profile data breaches, lawmakers are scrambling to pass privacy legislation with teeth – the kind of bite that will really push companies to strengthen their data security measures and safeguard some customer data from even being collected or shared.  At the recent data security and privacy hearing held by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, there appeared to...

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Get ready for a new wave of breach notification laws...

privacy legislation

Mar 01 2011 by
According to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, at least 500 million sensitive records have been breached since 2005, and a survey by the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley has shown that even with notification letters, 28% of consumers don’t understand the potential consequences of these breaches.  It’s a serious problem that just about every state in the...

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