The NSS Labs perspective on data breaches is a reminder that an industry still arguing over notification laws has a huge amount of work to do. One firm, SafeNet, has even funded an attempt to rate breaches on a Richter-like scale beyond simply looking at the number of records compromised.
Regardless of size and apparent seriousness, Why Your Data Breach is My Problem is a reminder that the data breaches of the last year will not be victimless crimes. The serious cumulative effect of breached data might not yet have shown its full destructive effects.
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