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April 21, 2024

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One year later: Two security industry specialists offer views on the cyber world post-Equifax

By Charlie Mitchell / September 5, 2018

Two leading cybersecurity professionals -- one whose firm offers cyber products, the other a high-profile industry advocate for cyber strategies grounded in economics -- cited extensive security developments in the private sector in the year since the Equifax hack, amid slow, often imperceptible responses from federal policymakers.

The Equifax hack, affecting 150 million Americans, was revealed on Sept. 7, 2018, and at the federal level triggered Federal Trade Commission and Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection investigations, and rekindled long-stalled congressional...

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