According to an extensive investigation by Brian Krebs of KrebsOnSecurity, an organized group of identity thieves who trade in stolen personal information successfully compromised multiple consumer data brokers, including LexisNexis, Dun & Bradstreet, and Kroll Background America.
The revelations bring to light the issue of how much personal information is being collected on consumers, and what level of control we have to protect ourselves.
Listen to Episode 99 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Dwayne Melançon, Craig Young, and Tyler Reguly discuss the effectiveness of “do not track” options, the security of data collected by third party aggregators, and the notion of fundamental controls as the basis for a minimum level of due care.
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