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Lessons Learned From The World's Biggest Customer Data Breaches And Privacy Incidents, 2015

December 2, 2015


Why Read This Report

Breaking news of a massive customer breach dominates headlines for days. However, months and even years later, affected customers still struggle with the aftermath and firms are still absorbing the costs. By reflecting on these breaches, we can glean long-term lessons that help security and risk (S&R) pros improve their firm's overall security posture, its breach response, and its appreciation of privacy law and customer trust. To do this, each year we select and analyze five notable incidents from the past 12 months to provide these critical lessons.

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Table of Contents

  • Hackers Steal Customer Data To Fuel Multiple Criminal Endeavors
  • Lessons Learned From Five Notable Security And Privacy Incidents
  • What It Means

  • Excuses For Customer Breaches And Privacy Abuses Won't Fly
  • Supplemental Material
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