The 2017 Equifax Breach: Retrospective Look & Lessons Learned

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On September 7th, 2017 Equifax announced a data breach which exposed financial and personal data of 44% of the U.S. population, as well as numerous individuals in the United Kingdom and Canada.

Read this whitepaper in order to understand and learn:

  • The root cause of this breach and how it could have been easily prevented
  • How detection and remediation of open source vulnerabilities could have helped prevent the breach and;
  • How Software Composition Analysis tools can help detect and remediate vulnerabilities in real time in order to ensure your organization won’t become the next Equifax.

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