Bryson Koehler, Equifax CTO, Discusses the Road Ahead in Data Security Infrastructure

Byson Koehler, the Equifax CTO and CISO, delivered the keynote at DevSecOps Days during the 2020 RSAC. Equifax contributed to multiple sessions and panels during the conference. The message was consistent: "Yes, ...

Chinese Hackers, Coronavirus Phishing Attacks, How to Stay (Almost) Anonymous Online

In episode 97 of our monthly show we discuss how Chinese hackers caused the Equifax data breach, new coronavirus phishing attacks to be aware of, and how to stay (almost) anonymous online ...

The “Big Hack” That Actually Happened – Chinese Military Implicated in Equifax Breach

In October 2018, Bloomberg published an article titled “The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies,” that sent shockwaves around the world. The implication - Chinese spies ...
China denies it was behind the Equifax hack, as four men charged for data breach

China denies it was behind the Equifax hack, as four men charged for data breach

A Chinese spokesperson has strongly denied that his government was behind the hack of Equifax in 2017, which saw the personal data of hundreds of millions of individuals stolen – including the ...
2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

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The U.S. government has indicted four Chinese citizens, accusing them of a hack of Equifax that leaked more than 150 million people’s data ...
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Cyber Hygiene: Boosting Your Security Posture

It has been two years since Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the financial records of more than 147 million people, and the news continues to dominate the headlines. After two ...
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Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password internally

Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password internally

A class-action lawsuit targeting Equifax has revealed a series of appalling internal security practices that led to the data breach incurred by the credit reporting agency in 2017. The lawsuit is not ...
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Rating: How Current Cybersecurity Issues Can Affect Future Profitability

Fallout from Equifax’s 2017 data breach continues to impact the company even years later. Moody’s Investor Service, a bond credit rating business, lowered Equifax’s rating outlook from stable to negative, which indicates ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for July 2019

July was a month of mega data privacy fines. The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) announced it intended to fine British Airways £183 million for last September's data breach, where half a ...

Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 5th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes ...