Recent Security Issues

Security continues to be a hot topic in the news. While there have been serious attacks for years (if not decades), the mainstream news media is just now starting to pick up on what is happening and to report them. One reason for this is the prevalence of notification laws. Most states in the United States have laws that indicate that when a business has been breached by an attacker, the business must notify customers of the breach. This is because customers have the right to know when their personal information is at risk. Businesses commonly store a lot of information about their customers. In many cases, it can be personally identifiable information (PII), meaning that the information could be used to target a customer ...

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