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Client in the News: Spohn featured in Bloomberg’s coverage of Equifax Breach

Cyber Attacks on A Massive Scale

JoTo PR Client, Spohn was featured in Bloomberg’s coverage of the massive security break at Equifax in an article titled, Equifax says cyberattack may have hit 143 million customers.

Massive news at the beginning of the fall broke when one of the largest data breaches in history happened with Equifax. There has been a lot of finger pointing while trying to get to the bottom of the story.

Through investigation it was found that the criminals took advantage of the data through the U.S website application. Spohn’s senior consultant, Tim Crosby, commented on the issues, “It’s a huge deal… you would expect these guys to have compartmentalized this data far enough away from a web server. That there would not be any to directly access it.”

Spohn Consulting, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based, privately-held company established in 1998 by Darren L. Spohn, is an authority in navigating fortune 500 companies and medium to small businesses through security business challenges of the 21st century. Spohn Consulting works with organizations to assess their information security posture (the security status of an enterprise’s networks, information, and systems based on Identification and Authorization resources, e.g., people, hardware, software, policies, and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the enterprise and to react as the situation changes), offer customized instructor-led training, and sell telecom services. Utilizing varied scopes of engagement, they deliver recommendations which can be measured against best practice or compliance standards.

Bloomberg serves as a source for in-depth business and financial news for more than 140,000 subscribers in more than 91 countries. Provides features and commentaries on the business aspects of many fields from banking to international trade to technology.

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