A Three-Step Approach to Threats: What All Organizations Should Know (but Equifax Doesn’t)

A Three-Step Approach to Threats: What All Organizations Should Know (but Equifax Doesn’t)

Bryson Bort
Within the context of historical cyber breaches, this can be classified as a massive attack: Equifax, one of the “big three” credit-rating agencies, announced earlier this month thathackers gained access to the Social Security numbers, credit card data, driver’s licenses, home addresses and other personally identifiable information (PII) of up to 143 million Americans. Some two-dozen class-action lawsuits (and counting?) followed, along with stinging criticism from consumer groups and congressional leaders.