As has been widely publicized in the media, and as the firm noted on a special website, Equifax, one of the “big three” American credit bureaus, suffered a serious cybersecurity breach that may have jeopardized significant personal information about 143-million Americans, in addition to the credit card information and dispute records of hundreds of thousands of consumers.
While media reports have been quite comprehensive, several significant questions remain unanswered. I contacted Equifax via email and Twitter, but was told that the firm has “no further information to contribute at this point other than what is in the news release,” so I decided to share my questions with my readers as food for thought.
To read my 6 questions, please see my Inc. article entitled Equifax’s Response To A Massive Data Breach Is Woefully Inadequate. Here Is Why.