Cases of Data Breaching in the Advancing Technology Discussion
In this blog post, The Capital One Data Breach: Time to Check Your Credit Report, the author discloses that 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians were affected by this most recent, highly publicized data breach. With reports of such malicious breaches in security becoming more and more prevalent, the susceptibility for threat has become a high priority among organizations and security experts in assessing risks and vulnerabilities.
For your initial post, consider the growing number of highly sophisticated and targeted attacks of late. For this post, consider what causes a data breach, what methods are used to breach, and the ways in which a breach could be prevented.
- Are there any measures that are too extreme?
- Do we halt all bring your own device (BYOD) programs in the workplaceeven cell phone usage?
- To what lengths should an employer go to protect their customers?
- How can you justify this decision?