There probably always will be some indifference to breach notifications, but I'd like to hope that today's average, technology-reliant consumer isn't blissfully trusting that businesses and the government have their best interests in mind.
One of the findings in SC Magazine's fourth annual "Guarding Against a Data Breach" survey is that you can get compliant with a sound security program in place, but you might not necessarily get security with a compliance-based plan.
I used to think I was the one and only Illena Armstrong. The sobering truth, though, is that there are likely quite a few more of me around nowadays — or, at least, there very well could be soon enough.
In one of our features this month, "2006: Year of exposed IDs," we discuss the various breaches that have plagued businesses of all sizes over the last year. As our edition went to press, still other incidents cropped up.