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Health care data breaches: Why you should be concerned

Sienna Kossman

While compromised health care data may not specifically include credit card numbers or banking information, this type of breach has the potential to create longer lasting, more significant damage, opening the doors to all sorts of identity theft issues — medical and financial alike.
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Card hacking tops list of crime concerns

Sienna Kossman

The majority of consumers are more afraid of falling victim to a retail data breach than getting burglarized, mugged or even murdered, according to a new Gallup survey.
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Having an EMV card doesn’t mean your data’s safer … yet

Sienna Kossman

If your credit card issuer has already sent you a new card featuring a metallic square on its face, congrats. You’re ready for the national shift to a data-encryption card technology known as EMV. In fact, you may be more prepared than the majority of U.S. retailers.
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Louisiana law takes a step toward protecting student data

Sienna Kossman

The state of Louisiana has joined the growing ranks of public and private entities looking to protect sensitive student information from potential data breaches and identity theft.
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