71% of companies are failing to treat the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) as a strategic initiative, even though 79% of them have experienced a data breach. Researchers found that 55% of respondent firms do not secure social security numbers, driver’s licence n…
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Ponemon survey shows firms struggling on payment data security
Thousands of patients at a Kern County health clinic have been warned their personal information could have been stolen. A break-in happened at the Sagebrush Medical Plaza in July, and Kern Medical Center officials have notified 31,000 patients to take precautions against possible identity theft. But, some patients complain the warning c…
Data security experts, financial services executives and small business owners all said they generally support the state’s newly revised data-security regulations at a crowded hearing yesterday.
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State’s proposed data-security rules OK with biz owners
Posted on June 17th, 2009 No comments
US financial services firms have lost the battle to protect the personal information of customers and must now assume that all their clients’ data has been, or will be, compromised, according to TowerGroup.
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Financial institutions have lost battle to protect customer data – TowerGroup