Data privacy attorney Nadeem Schwen was interviewed by Finance & Commerce to discuss the “Collection #1” data breach, which was discovered in January 2019. Nadeem noted that this data breach made headlines because of the sheer volume of compromised information, but the breach was just one of many.
When asked what businesses or individuals can do to avoid being hacked, Nadeem mentioned the importance of keeping your IT systems and policies up to date. “If you are not updating your system, you are behind.” Properly training employees to “avoid these kinds of vulnerabilities” is important, too.
The article, published March 4, 2019, can be read in full, here.