Computer Weekly: Swisscom downplays data breach

February 8, 2018 — Swisscom downplays data breach

Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued today by Computer Weekly disclosing the failure of telecommunications provider Swisscom in explaining the severity of their recent 800,000 record data breach.

Add a little social engineering and they can start cracking all types of accounts and even open up accounts in consumers’ names. To turn it around, companies can implement intelligent ways to authenticate their customers, such as behaviour-based authentication methods.

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