Case closed: 8 Things you didn’t know about data breach li...

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May 22 2012 by
As data breaches have exploded in frequency and scale, it’s no surprise that corresponding lawsuits have also flourished.  Do these lawsuits have a common pattern?  A recent draft research paper, Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation, takes a look at federal data breach lawsuits to assess the common characteristics. The findings were illuminating: The odds of a firm being sued in federal court are three...

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Where will you be on April 29, 2012?...

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Apr 27 2012 by
 Experian will be at the annual HCCA 2012 Compliance Institute conference at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. This conference offers an important opportunity to meet industry professionals with solid credentials in a number of areas related to medical information and data security. Some of the topics to be addressed at the conference include healthcare reform, compliance effectiveness and HIPAA privacy/data...

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Extended fraud resolution is the new standard...

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Mar 05 2012 by
Customers see a data breach and the loss of their personal data as a threat to their security and finances, and with good reason. Identity theft occurs every four seconds in the United States, according to figures from the Federal Trade Commission. As consumers become savvier about protecting their personal data, they expect companies to do the same. And to go the extra mile for them if a data breach occurs. That means...

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Consequences following a data breach...

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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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Consumers yawn at healthcare fraud...

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Mar 29 2011 by
Today's headlines trumpet yet another high-profile medical data breach, this time through Health Net.  The company's nine missing computer drivers have exposed the records of 2 million policyholders, thus compromising personal information that includes addresses, Social Security numbers, financial data and other information about customers, employees and healthcare providers.  California insurance regulators are...

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Identity theft protection insights...

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Jan 04 2011 by
Consumers who are part of a data breach may be more likely to experience identity theft. Learn about sources and consequences of identity theft and the benefits of...

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