7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach

September 11, 2017


The exposure of PII belonging to 143 million US consumers raises questions about the continued use of SSNs as identifiers, breach liability and app sec spending.

Application Vulnerabilities Remain The Achilles Heel
Application-level vulnerabilities have caused far more data breaches in recent years than any other vector. Equifax too blamed its intrusion on an application security issue but the company has not specified what exactly it was.

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