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Cyber 07.26.2019

Many Small Businesses Can’t Afford Data Breaches

Equifax recently came to a settlement agreement regarding its 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million Americans. Those who had their personal information exposed in the breach are eligible to file a claim, with…
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Many Small Businesses Can’t Afford Data Breaches
Cyber 07.26.2019

Equifax Data Breach Could Cost Company Thousands Per Person

With over 145 million people affected, the 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the largest and most far reaching of all time. Now, with Equifax’s settlement agreement being finalized, those affected by the breach…
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Equifax Data Breach Could Cost Company Thousands Per Person
Cyber 07.23.2019

New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement

New York State officials announced that the State of New York will receive just over $19 million from Equifax’s settlement after its 2017 data breach exposed the data of nearly 150 million people. Nearly 8.5…
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New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement
Cyber 07.23.2019

Equifax Agrees to $650 Million in Largest Ever Data Breach Settlement

Two years after a 2017 data breach that exposed the data of nearly 150 million people, Equifax has agreed to pay at least $650 million, and possibly more, in the largest ever settlement for a…
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Equifax Agrees to $650 Million in Largest Ever Data Breach Settlement
Cyber 07.22.2019

Average Cyber Attack Cost Would Close 48% of Small Businesses

Over half of small to medium sized business executives recently declared that suffering a major data breach is more of a threat to their business than a flood, fire, strike, or physical break in to…
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Average Cyber Attack Cost Would Close 48% of Small Businesses
Cyber 07.17.2019

Cyber Attackers Can Use Your Own Systems to Steal Your Data

It does not take a computer virus or public data mining for a cyber attacker to cause a data breach at your company. They can use your own systems against you to get what they…
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Cyber Attackers Can Use Your Own Systems to Steal Your Data
Cyber 07.17.2019

Cyber Attackers Can Steal from Your Older Files Too

You may think that cyber attackers are only going to go after your current information. However, just as small businesses are targets because they do not protect data as well as large companies, older information…
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Cyber Attackers Can Steal from Your Older Files Too
Cyber 07.16.2019

Data Breach Costs Often Felt 2 or More Years After Hack

Cyber attacks can cause large amounts of sensitive and valuable data to be exposed via hackers. But cyber attack effects do not end as soon as the data is exposed soon after the attack. The…
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Data Breach Costs Often Felt 2 or More Years After Hack
Cyber 07.11.2019

The U.S. has Lost $1.6 Trillion Due to Data Breaches Since 2008

Since 2008, the United States has lost an overall amount of more than $1.6 trillion due to data breaches alone. Even these figures may be on the low end of the real number lost, however, as…
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The U.S. has Lost $1.6 Trillion Due to Data Breaches Since 2008