Breach Prevention

Preparedness, planning, and strategies for execution

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All data breaches have two things in common: the need for prompt resolution and the need for a robust preparedness plan....

May 17, 2011 by pluehr

In a recent report, Ernst and Young noted that stronger breach notification requirements are among the top privacy trends for 2011. Governments around the...

May 10, 2011 by ofonseca

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were 54 banking-related data breaches in 2010, down from the 62 breaches reported in 2009 but...

April 26, 2011 by ofonseca

According to Ponemon Institute’s Second Annual Survey on Medical Identity Theft, we estimate that more than 1.49 million Americans have been targeted by this...

April 19, 2011 by lponemon

More than 1500 tax scams reportedly target consumers and businesses through hundreds of thousands of scam emails; many use phishing to fool anxious taxpayers...

April 5, 2011 by ofonseca

Gift cards are a growing market for businesses and should be treated as valuable sales currency, with the same risks of consumer fraud and...

March 22, 2011 by ofonseca

With some precautions, your business can safely navigate through hazardous shipping channels without fear of data...

March 15, 2011 by bkrenek

The proliferation of state data breach notification laws, substantive state information security laws (such as the Massachusetts data security standards), and FTC and private...

February 22, 2011 by rfreeman

Don’t let your bottom line go up in flames: understand how security breaches impact your business and take aggressive action to avert d... February 15, 2011 by bkrenek

The point of sale chip and PIN payment technology is believed to be a safer form of payment than the common magnetic striped credit...

February 7, 2011 by ofonseca

A few weeks ago I discussed a few preventative measures a healthcare business can implement to protect itself from the damages of medical fraud. ...

February 1, 2011 by bkrenek

The Holiday Season is one of the busiest times of year for consumer-facing businesses.  While Holiday sales can help improve a bottom line, the...

January 25, 2011 by ofonseca