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Infographic: Do You Know What to do After a Data Breach?

Feb 06

It’s a moment we hope won’t ever come – learning that your information has been a part of a data breach. But for more and more Americans (more than 250 million in 2013), breached information notifications are a new and unpleasant reality. What next, then, after you receive that letter or email?

Knowing how to respond in these kinds of time-sensitive situations can help you to limit the damage from a breached information event. A notification can also be an important time to audit your current practices. Check over our infographic for ways to help maximize your information protection practices at a pivotal time.
What to do After a Data Breach?
This article is provided for general guidance and information. It is not intended as, nor should it be construed to be, legal, financial or other professional advice. Please consult with your attorney or financial advisor to discuss any legal or financial issues involved with credit decisions.

Published by permission from, Inc., an Experian company. © 2015, Inc. All rights reserved.

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  1. Chris Dougherty
    Apr 06 at 17:02

    Thanks for posting the good advice! I have shared it on Facebook and I hope NO ONE actually has to use it!


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