April 4 - From 2005 to 2011, the Identity Theft Resource Center identified 3,154 information or data breaches in the United States, putting nearly 511 million consumer records at risk of theft, fraud or other malicious activity. This averages out to 1.4 security breaches affecting 233,329 consumer records each day during the six-year period.
While these numbers may seem shocking, many organizations continue to leave themselves vulnerable to possible attacks. These institutions are lured into false confidence by assuming outdated protections leave them safe, hackers are not attracted to small businesses or “it won’t happen to me.” To assist companies in building stronger security for their clients’ data, ATTUS Technologies Inc., an affiliate of Computer Services Inc., has published a white paper outlining:
To download the full report, please visit www2.attustech.com/lost_and_stolen_information.
About ATTUS Technologies Inc.
ATTUS Technologies Inc. is an industry leader in software and services for regulatory compliance, homeland security and fraud prevention. ATTUS serves more than 5,000 clients comprised of Financial Services, Insurance, Software, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Energy & Utilities, Wholesale Goods, Travel & Leisure, Real Estate, Non-profit, Retail and more. ATTUS’ solutions provide compliance with the requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Bureau of Industry and Security, anti-money laundering regulations, the Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC and Regulation E. ATTUS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Computer Services, Inc., is based in Charlotte, N.C. For more information about ATTUS, visit www.attustech.com.