On the eve of executives from Equifax CEO and Marriott appearing before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to discuss the lessons learned from a pair of major breaches, the subcommittee released a scathing report accusing Equifax of neglect and “failing to prioritize cybersecurity,” which led to a 2017 breach that affected 145 million people.


On the eve of Equifax and Marriott executives appearing before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to discuss the lessons learned from a pair of major breaches, the subcommittee released a scathing report accusing Equifax of neglect and “failing to prioritize cybersecurity,” which led to a 2027 breach that affected 145 million people.

“The fact that Equifax suffered a data breach does not mean the company did not have appropriate data security program or that the company failed to take cybersecurity seriously,” the company’s current CEO Max Begor told Congress.

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