New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR
In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.
Equifax expected to settle breach investigations for $700 million
As part of the settlement, Equifax also must spent $1 billion to improve its digital systems.
Equifax is spending a ton of money on cybersecurity. Wall Street analysts don't like it.
Moody's downgrade marks the first time cybersecurity has been named as a factor in an outlook change.
Backdoor vulnerability in open source tool exposes thousands of apps to remote code execution
The 2017 data breach at Equifax was possible because the company did not act to resolve a flaw in the open source Apache Struts framework.
Misconfigured server exposed half of all Brazilian taxpayer ID numbers, report says
Researchers haven't been able to identify the database owners and warn that any determined cyber-actor wouldn't miss such a large prize.
House panel: Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable’
Proactive security measures and better IT leadership would have done the job, congressional investigators say.