The purpose of this site is for Consumer Protection and thwarting victimization by criminal attackers and negligent organizations in the handling of data breach incidents. I work also I too was a victim of identity theft that inspired my employer’s mission statement.
The was the year of data breaches and those statements are indeed accurate. Data breach Ponemon Cost Of Data Breach announcements are an everyday event that we as a society have accepted as an unpleasant fact. However, do we as a society have to accept the cover up and negligence that the breach organizations are perpetrating? This inherently gives rise to wonder who are truly profiting from a data breach incident, and what is being done to institute a new set of Best Practices Policy. Is technology to blame? Is it government oversight?
The answer is simple: Negligent organizations are to blame for the victimization that is costing us all. We have the best of the in law enforcement, and I think of those that have proudly and with honor have served our country on this Memorial Day. They certainly need to be commended and thanked for producing the results they do given the limited amount of information those breached organizations share during the investigation. Our governing bodies also need to be commended for acting swiftly and responding to the best interest of the real victims, the consumer, you and I.
I am compelled to start this blog in an effort to provide consumers, law enforcement, and governing bodies the real facts of a data breach incident and not the facts that organizations are paying their Electronic Health Records Security law firms to spin. I hope that this site will be a revelation to all and create a sea of change at the c-suite level, and boardrooms worldwide.
The policy of this insurance agency was only to use one shared login and password agency wide for employees, notably the bad actor shared that the login and password had not been changed since his departure from the company several years prior, and that the manager kept it written on a note taped to her desk.
The handling of Data Privacy Breach incidents cost us all as a result that is often times directly related to the and Boardroom decisions to either be transparent or play the deny game. Do these organizations that report to care about their customer victims really care? The answer is unequivocally, yes! However much like everything else, there are a few bad-apples out there. A recent breach incident.