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WIRED – How to Stop the Next Unstoppable Mega-Breach or Slow it Down

The recent, massive Equifax data breach, which put 143 million US consumers’ personal data at risk—including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and some drivers license and credit card numbers—drove home the dangers facing any organization that stores a valuable trove of data. But awareness alone hasn’t stopped or even slowed the recent slate of mega-breaches, which have impacted even strongly defended networks, like those of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency. That doesn’t mean it’s time to give up. Even if you can’t stop breaches altogether, plenty of steps could slow them down…

September 12, 2017