Why Your Data Breach Is My Problem

Why Your Data Breach Is My Problem

Modern commerce is increasingly conducted online, allowing vendors to offer a wide variety of goods and services around the clock and from any location. Today, hundreds of millions of users are registered with dozens of diverse online services.This has created highly attractive targets for cyber criminals, and massive data breaches have become more and more frequent. Every data breach, regardless of its source, allows cyber criminals to refine current data, correlate it with new data, and create profiles that can identify millions of users – with severe consequences for their victims. Data that has been lost cannot be taken back – information such as social security numbers or dates of birth cannot be revoked once leaked.

As with all NSS Labs group tests, there was no fee for participation. All testing was conducted independently and was not paid for by any vendor.