Treasury intervention could give more help to data breach victims

Justin Ho Aug 2, 2018
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Treasury intervention could give more help to data breach victims

Justin Ho Aug 2, 2018
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This week, the Treasury Department issued recommendations to protect consumers from big data breaches, like the ones we’ve seen at Equifax and Target. Among the Treasury Department’s recommendations: creating a national standard for handling the aftermath of data breaches.

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