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The Equifax Breach: What Happened and What to Do About It

September 15, 2017 | Ask-An-Expert Writeups | Data Breaches | By Kevin Beaver, IANS Faculty

The Equifax breach, which exposed the personal information of more than 143 million consumers, is one of the largest in recent history. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Kevin Beaver explains how the breach happened, what users need to do to protect themselves and how information security teams can ensure their organizations don't make similar mistakes - or headlines.
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