Control Your Information

It appears that international credit bureau company Experian was inadvertently selling private information to online criminals posing as “private investigators”. These criminals then used Social Security numbers, birthdays and drivers license records to commit identify theft. Ironically, Experian is also selling protection against identity theft to private customers…

Do you know what data you are storing, and who has access to it? If you don’t have data classification and access procedures documented and implemented, you are at risk of negative publicity, customer ire and even legal action.

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