isBuzz News: Bell Canada Cyber Breach

January 24, 2018 — Bell Canada Cyber Breach

Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued today by Information Security Buzz News disclosing that up to 100,000 consumer accounts have been accessed by fraudsters.

Bell is doing the right thing by evaluating the extent of the damage and keeping customers updated. However, to avoid damage after a breach, companies that share clients with Bell can consider applying multi-layered security solutions based on passive biometrics to protect their business and their customers from account takeover of another type of fraud. Online security technologies that evaluate a user or a transaction based on their behavior and not only on their – potentially stolen – static information, thwart all fraudulent attempts that inevitably come after a data breach

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