Posts tagged with Data Breach

Five things every company can learn from the Equifax data hack

Last week, it was revelead that Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the United States, suffered a data breach that might be the "worst leak of personal information ever."

Through the breach, criminals obtained the full names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases, driver license numbers, of 143 million Americans, creating a fraud and identity theft nightmare of epic proportions that will exist for years to come.

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2015 was the year of cyber attacks & privacy debates. What will 2016 bring?

If 2014 was the year of the data breach – as I predicted two years ago – then 2015 was the year that privacy and security simultaneously became both a kitchen table issue and a national policy issue.

In the US and EU we’ve seen breathtaking events that impact both.

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O2 shares customer phone numbers with websites

Think your phone number is safe when browsing the web via your mobile? It seems like a logical assumption to make.

But that might not be quite true if you're an O2 customer.

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