Protect Me, Protect My Data

Companies that underestimate security threats to their records do so at their own peril. It can mean a loss of trust and of business

About a year ago, MasterCard revealed that data thieves had breached the systems of its credit card processor, CardSystems Solutions, gaining access to an estimated 40 million consumer records from MasterCard, Visa, and other credit card companies. If this were the only major breach last year, the story might have been forgotten. But the incident was far from isolated.

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