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Target Credit Card Breach: Customers Fall Victim to Unknown Security Threat

By Entrust Datacard
December 19, 2013
As many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders may have been recently exposed to a massive breach involving 1,797 Target stores nationwide, as well as 124 Canadian-based locations.
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Four Methods to Help Stop Enterprise Breaches

By Entrust Datacard
November 19, 2014
In today's cybercrime-heavy world, no sector is spared the devastating impact of a breach — particularly not when there's money or private data to be stolen. But fortunately there are steps companies can take to ensure they never join the ranks of the breached. Entrust Datacard sheds some light on some of those steps to stop enterprise breeches. 
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Reviewing Some Of This Year's Breaches

By Entrust Datacard
November 24, 2014
Entrust Datacard's review of data breaches during 2014. The vast scale of the year's breaches was made abundantly clear after a review of the Identity Theft Resource Center's comprehensive data breach report for 2014. Read it at your own risk, but be forewarned — it's not pretty. 
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A Breach Can Happen in an Instant

By Entrust Datacard
July 22, 2014
Oftentimes, this is all it takes for an enterprise security breach to begin. Although the cybercrimes that most frequently make headlines are the ones carried out by fearsome hackers in distant lands, the truth is that all too often security episodes start where you'd least expect them — from the laptop of a trusted employee, or the swiped smartphone of a business executive.
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Man Behind Second University of Maryland Data Breach Claims Positive Motive

By Entrust Datacard
April 21, 2014
In a recent and widely reported story, the University of Maryland was attacked by a data breach in February that exposed private information for nearly 300,000 people, according to The Diamondback. The breach resulted in negative press for the university, and ultimately led the college's president Walter Loh to testify before Congress at a committee hearing where Entrust was also present. 
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Best practices for preventing bank breaches

By Entrust Datacard
November 09, 2015
It's no surprise that banks are a highly lucrative target for cybercriminals. After all, if you're a hacker scoping out your next victim, wouldn't you want to choose something that gives you the most direct access to money? As of November 3, there have been more than five million records breached so far this year within banking/credit/financial organizations, according to data compiled by the Identity Theft Resource Center. While one might think that only big banks are the targets, this is hardly the case. Sure, hacks like the JP Morgan incident — which led to U.S. authorities getting involved and arresting five suspects — are bound to get the most traction in the news. But in fact, hackers are looking to attack banks and credit unions operating at any scale. Here are just a few of the banking-based breach episodes that have already occurred in 2015:
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Singapore Healthcare Breach

By Mike Byrnes
August 03, 2018
Breaches and data thefts happen every day, but one incident uncovered in late July in Singapore points to a significant issue that merits some discussion.
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More Breaches? How to Ensure Cardholder Protection

By Entrust Datacard
September 30, 2014
While breaches occur frequently within multiple industries, the buzz from recent events is getting attention at the highest levels. How do banks and merchants continue to service customers, while balancing security and convenience? Entrust Datacard outlines some steps below to help banks streamline efficiencies and better prepare for breaches.
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What can the Equifax and other website breaches teach us about good security habits?

By Jason Soroko
September 05, 2017
Are there good habits to help web developers build their web sites more securely?  Let’s consider some lessons learned from two recent website breaches.  
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Creating a Positive Customer Experience Post Data Breaches

By Entrust Datacard
July 30, 2014
Financial organizations can meet customer demands and turn an unfortunate situation into a positive customer experience by complementing instant issuance with central issuance and integrating robust software and card delivery solutions into their daily operations. Entrust offers in-depth information on mass issuance strategies that make the difference.
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