I’ve stopped covering breaches.

First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on a company that’s already in distress.However, breaches are on the minds of enterprises on the move, due to the latest breach at Equifax.[ The cloud storage security gap—and how to close it. | Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]
What we know now about Equifax is that Equifax was aware of the breach well before it announced that hackers had gained access.Hackers made off with Social Security numbers, birth dates, and addresses of 143 million people.

That’s enough to steal your identity.

A few Equifax people resigned, but that does not fix anything.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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