Experts On Vistaprint Database Breach

Security researchers have identified an exposed database belonging to online printing giant, Vistaprint.  A spokesperson from Vistaprint has confirmed the unencrypted database exposed data from customers in the US, UK and Ireland.

EXPERTS COMMENTS
Anurag Kahol, CTO ,  Bitglass
November 27, 2019
The number of those affected will have an impact on repercussions.
“Regardless of the number of individuals affected, the type of information exposed leaves Vistaprint's customers vulnerable to identity theft and fraudulent activity. The number of those affected will have an impact on repercussions; Vistaprint may face from data privacy regulation fines. With GDPR in full effect, we’re beginning to see massive fines levied against companies and CCPA is set ....
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Stephen Gailey, Head of Solutions Architecture,  Exabeam
November 27, 2019
National governments stand to make a small fortune from these fines.
“One of the key pillars of capitalism is that companies do what is right, because doing the wrong thing costs them money and their shareholders react by changing the board. But what happens then when boards fail to understand even the most simple of Information Security principles and worse, when the shareholder organisations are similarly ill-equipped to understand the risks? Presumably, nati ....
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