ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing TransUnion and Experian to explain what cybersecurity they have in place to protect sensitive consumer information following a recent breach at Equifax that exposed the data of 143 million Americans.In letters to executives at the two credit monitoring companies, the Democratic attorney general asked them to describe their existing security systems as well as what changes they've made since the Equifax cyberattack."The unprecedented data breach experienced by Equifax Inc.
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
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DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - CYBERKEY DATA SECURITY, INC.
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- NY AG presses TransUnion, Experian for cybersecurity details
By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press - Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
- Data Breach Victims Talk of Initial Terror, Then Vigilance
By TIFFANY HSU - Saturday Sep 9, 2017
The breach at Equifax comes on the heels of numerous cyberattacks. “It feels like there’s nothing you can really do to protect yourself,” one woman said.
- Equifax C.E.O. Richard Smith Is Out After Huge Data Breach
By STACY COWLEY - Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
Mr. Smith faced intense criticism for a data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 143 million people, as well as Equifax’s response to the crisis.
- Lawmakers Berate Former Equifax C.E.O. Over Huge Data Breach
By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD and STACY COWLEY - Tuesday Oct 3, 2017
Richard F. Smith, the credit bureau’s former chief executive, appeared on Capitol Hill to answer questions about the hacking and Equifax’s response to it.
- State of the Art: Seriously, Equifax? Why the Credit Agency’s Breach Means Regulation Is Needed
By FARHAD MANJOO - Friday Sep 8, 2017
Equifax’s main job is to collect and maintain data. Now the hacking at the credit agency uncovers a gaping flaw in regulation over data storage.
- Business News Roundup, Oct. 3
By Chronicle News Services - Monday Oct 2, 2017
Data breach Ex-Equifax CEO apologizes The former chief executive of Equifax Inc. plans to apologize for the credit reporting company’s massive data breach when he testifies Tuesday before a congressional committee, as well as detail the missteps in response to the hack that exposed the Social Security numbers and birthdates of as many as 143 million people. “Equifax was entrusted with Americans’ private data and we let them down,” Richard Smith said in written testimony for the hearing that the House Energy and Commerce Committee released Monday.