February 9, 2018 — Swisscom Data Breach
Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Information Security Buzz disclosing the possibilities of harm through phishing after the Swisscom data breach last week, with 800,000 compromised records.
Protecting data from breaches is becoming increasingly challenging. The millions of personal data records exposed only in the last months put all companies at risk of account takeover fraud. To turn it around, companies can implement intelligent ways to authenticate their customers. It is not enough to verify users by their personally identifiable information (PII) to access an online account, as this is so widely available – and low cost. Companies need a security intelligence that can evaluate not just the data but also the user behaviour through passive biometrics.
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