A recent data breach at a Park ’N Fly in Oregon has the U.S. Secret Service called in to investigate. This could have a broad impact on consumers flying into and out of the state for years to come. Data breaches like these are becoming all too common and costly. In fact, in 2014, the Identity Theft Resource Center documented nearly 800 data breaches involving more than 675 million estimated records affiliated with sensitive personal information. To avoid becoming the next headline, five steps companies can take to mitigate a data breach in 2015.
To ease public concerns regarding its breach, Park ‘N Fly is offering affected consumers 12 months of free credit monitoring services, a move that will cost the company thousands of dollars.
DataShield strives to protect company information by leaving nothing to chance. Contact our security experts today to develop policies and procedures related to the flow of information within a company. All businesses are at risk for a data breach, but protecting information is the first step to not falling victim.