Last week, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced it had been hacked, and 143 million consumers' personal information had been accessed. That information included Social Security numbers, birth dates and credit card numbers. It's early days, and we're still learning the details of how the breach happened, why the public notification took so many weeks, and how far-reaching the implications will be for consumers. But The Privacy Advisor's Angelique Carson, CIPP/US, caught up with UnitedLex's Jason Straight, CIPP/US, who has been helping companies prevent or overcome breaches for the last 10 years, to discuss the Equifax breach and what privacy professionals should take away from the incident to protect their own brands. Want to keep up with new episodes? Be sure to subscribe to our feed here.
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