Tag: Data Breach

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Happy Holidays! You’ve been breached....

Happy holidays! It’s the holiday season and a festive time of year. Colorful lights, comfort food and holiday songs – all of these things...

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Customer intelligence elevates data confidence...

Leveraging customer intelligence in the age of mass data compromise Hardly a week goes by without the media reporting a large-scale hack of sensitive...

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Surveillance, staging and the fraud lifecycle...

Imagine the following scenario: an attacker acquires consumers’ login credentials through a data breach. They use these credentials to test account access and observe account activity to understand the ebbs and flows of normal cash movement – peering into private financial records – verifying the optimal time to strike...

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After a Breach… Now What?...

The news of the latest breach last week reported that tens of millions of customer and employee records were stolen by a sophisticated hacker incursion. The data lost is reported to include names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and addresses. The nature of the stolen data has the potential...

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6 Key Predictions on How Data Breach Concerns Will Evo...

By: Maria Moynihan In less than a year, my information has been compromised twice by a data breach.  The companies involved varied significantly by way of size and type, yet both reacted expeditiously to inform me of the incident.  As much as I appreciated the quick response and notification,...

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What’s the hubbub, Bub?...

Anyone keeping tabs on the legal scene would think data breaches are something new, given all of the legislation hitting the floor of Congress, when in reality they have been happening since businesses began saving data. The truth is the average consumer didn’t really think about it until they...

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Children’s Social Security numbers used in new f...

Quite a scary new (although in some ways old) form of identity theft in the headlines recently. Here’s a link to the article, which talks about how children’s dormant Social Security numbers are being found and sold by companies online under the guise of CPN’s – aka credit profile numbers...

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