Wall Street & Technology’s Top 5 Galleries of 2012
1. The Top 9 Most Costly Financial Services Data Breaches
A string of hack attacks against Mastercard, Visa and other financial institutions have cost these firms millions of dollars as well as invaluable damage to their reputation. We took a look at some of the biggest data breaches of recent times.
Ed’s Note: As you look at the list, you may shudder: Just make sure your firm isn’t next. Since the beginning of 2011, there have been more than 598,000 personal financial records exposed to potential fraud in 58 separate incidents involving financial services companies, according to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.
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