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Cuomo announces new regulations to tighten consumer protection after Equifax data breach

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 13, 2017 in Industry News

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday ordered additional state oversight of consumer credit monitoring agencies following last summer’s data breach at Equifax. Cuomo directed the Department of State to enact new regulations that would, among other steps, require credit reporting agencies to respond within 10 days to any...

99% of Office Workers Commit Actions that Dramatically Increase the Likelihood of Workplace Data Breach

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 12, 2017 in Industry News

Almost all (99%) of the professionals surveyed admitted to conducting at least one potentially dangerous action, from sharing and storing login credentials to sending work documents to personal email accounts. Office workers prioritize personal convenience over security protocols Lost or stolen data can significantly impair an organization,...

How to Protect Yourself After a Data Breach

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: November 21, 2017 in Industry News

Clothing retailer Forever 21 has joined the long list of companies that have experienced a credit card data breach. The company announced Tuesday that an unauthorized party was able to access their payment card system from March until October of this year. Forever 21 reported hackers...