The age of “big data” is here, along with a growing list of big data breaches and the big mess created for millions of affected consumers. The only thing missing is big consequences for companies that are causing these big losses.
Last week, Equifax lost highly confidential personal and financial data on as many as 143 million people. The worst part? You didn’t even give them permission to obtain this information. They can legally collect, store and share it regardless.
Author: James Norrie