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Ponemon Study Looks at the Security of the Payment Car...

Payments fraud and data breaches are top security challenges for corporations across every industry, but how do the threats relate to each other? Do the newest payments technologies increase the risk of a data breach? We considered those and other pressing questions in our new study, “Data Security in...

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Damage Beyond Cost: How Data Breaches Undermine Consum...

When a data breach occurs, the monetary costs can be horrific for the affected company. The Target cyberattack cost the retailer more than $17 million, the Washington Post reported. The breach of health insurance company Anthem earlier this year is already running cost estimates in excess of $100 million....

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Don’t Fall for Phishing Scams...

Picture this all-too-plausible scenario: a small business owner receives an authentic-looking email from a payee with whom his company regularly does business. The email states that due to lost records, the company will stop issuing payments to the small business unless someone verifies account information by clicking an enclosed...

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Healthcare industry continues to be plagued by breache...

Being right is sometimes a double-edged sword. In our 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast, the Experian Data Breach Resolution team predicted that healthcare-related data breaches would continue to be a growing concern in the coming year. Already, the news is verifying our prediction. As of the last week of...

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7 simple, insightful steps for auditing your data brea...

Daily data breach headlines are likely enough to convince you that cyber threats continue to evolve. To remain effective, your data breach response plan also needs to keep up. It’s imperative that your company reassesses its data breach response approaches regularly. We recommend auditing your plan at least quarterly –...

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Experian Hosts Stellar Panel Discussion at IAPP...

Cybersecurity thought-leaders from many industries gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit. The Experian Data Breach Resolution team was on hand to talk about data breach preparedness and how 2014 was a game-changing year for everyone concerned with cyber security. We...

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Medical Identity Theft Will Surge in 2015...

Medical identity theft and fraud statistics are alarming-and will be even more worrisome with the recent breach at Anthem Inc., yet they fail to put a human face on the crime. It’s one thing to say that medical identity theft cases increased 19 percent between 2012 and 2013 (according...

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Data Breach in the News: Winter 2015...

You learn a lot about emerging and evolving risks when you help more than 3,000 organizations manage breaches of all kinds, as the Experian Data Breach Resolution team did in 2014. We shared many of our insights in our Second Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, and recent headlines support...

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ProtectMyID® Gets Even Better with Payment Fraud Prote...

Payment card fraud is on the rise; the costs of debit and credit card fraud have increased $3 billion since 2012, hitting a staggering $11 billion last year according to Javelin Strategy & Research. Chances are high that a number of your customers have either been affected by fraud...

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Resolve to Refine your Data Breach Response Plan in 20...

What’s your company’s game plan for moving forward in 2015? Perhaps you intend to expand into new markets, or increase profit by improving efficiencies. Maybe you’ll be hiring to help fuel growth or enriching training programs to help cultivate employee productivity. Whatever your business goals for 2015, one vital...

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6 Data Breach Industry Predictions for 2015...

The past year has been a watershed one for the data breach industry. By Thanksgiving week, 696 data breaches in the U.S. had exposed more than 81 million records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s already well ahead of the 2013 total number of breaches, which topped out...

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A precursor to our predictions...

It’s almost the end of 2014 and a time to reflect back on the year and look ahead. With this in mind, we are again going to release a white paper with a few predictions on what the future holds in the data breach industry in 2015.  We put...

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