Recovering From a Data Breach

A recent article explained that “recovering from a data breach is like recovering from a skunk attack. No matter where or when you go in the house the stink still clings.” Obviously for those data breaches that have happened this year still have not had the dust settle as the impact of those breaches still linger. However, earlier in 2011 …

What to Do after a Data Breach?

In many recent articles regarding data breaches, you will always see that organizations are notifying customers and offering free credit reporting and monitoring, fraud alert services and other services. Most of the headlines read say very little about what these organizations are doing to increase their security and protection of customer personally identifiable information (PII) after they have experienced a …

Privacy and Security Guidelines, Do You Follow Them at Your Company?

How many of you have company privacy and security guidelines at your company? Do you really follow each and every guideline? Based on a recent article of the data breach at AT&T, it doesn’t look like that is the case. One of its employees did not follow their “strict privacy and security guidelines” and gained access to customers’ accounts without …