Class Counsel Slam ‘Professional Objectors’ for Delaying Equifax Data Breach Payout

Kenneth Canfield of Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, Atlanta, enters the Richard B. Russel Federal Courthouse in Atlanta on July 22, 2019. (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

Lawyers who hammered out a $1.4 billion class settlement with Equifax over a 2017 data breach are slamming objectors who they contend will postpone compensation to 147 million people whose financial data was stolen.

In two pleadings filed this week, the consumers’ lead counsel and liaison counsel excoriated two pro se “serial objectors” and urged U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas Thrash of the Northern District of Georgia to […] Read more

Phoenix Flies to showcase amazing Atlanta homes, architecture—for free. Here’s the 411

Though Atlanta’s interest in historic preservation is often overshadowed by its propensity to demolish and build anew, there still exist crusaders vying to keep the city’s oldest and most important landmarks alive.

Exhibit A is on the horizon.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Atlanta Preservation Center will soon kick off its 17th annual Phoenix Flies event series, a showcase of walking tours, open houses, lectures, and more.

The events run from March 7 to 29—and they’re all totally free to the public.

Take a curated stroll around Little Five […] Read more

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software Market to See 12.61% CAGR

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software

Global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software Market: get comprehensive research offering detailed regional analysis and growth outlook in a new report now available at Bigmarketresearch.com.

The global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software Market is projected to grow with a striking growth rate of 12.61 % over the forecast period 2019-2026, divulges the latest research report presented by Big Market Research.

This report is professional and comprehensive research of the global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Software industry based on the major regional market situations, key driving factors, major competitors, and size & scope of the market. Firstly, the report introduces the Anti-Money […] Read more

10 Cybersecurity Myths that Put K-12 Districts at Risk

Cybersecurity Myths Can Trap Unsuspecting K-12 District IT Leaders

Why are cybersecurity myths a problem? Cyberattacks can hurt students, parents, staff, teachers, and overall district operations. They can also cost your district thousands—sometimes millions of dollars. A large amount of information on the topic is cluttering the industry, but some of it is spreading K-12 cybersecurity myths that can put your district at risk. Here are 10 myths you need to debunk.

1. Cybersecurity is only for large businesses with big budgets

The 2019 K-12 cybersecurity year in review revealed a 256% increase in data breaches between December 2018 and December 2019. K-12 […] Read more

How to Remove Hard Inquiries from Credit Reports

Your credit reports are filled with data about your credit obligations and how you manage them. What you might not realize is that your reports contain other important details as well, like records of when others access your credit information. These records are known in the credit world as inquiries and here’s how to remove hard inquiries from credit reports.

Some inquiries, called hard inquiries, have the potential to trigger a drop in your credit score. Read on for a breakdown of how inquiries work and whether it’s possible to remove them from your credit report. 

Removing Inquiries from Your Report

Most hard […] Read more

Monzo and RBS to allow customers to check their credit score for free

You’ll soon be able to monitor credit scores with your bank app: Monzo and RBS to allow customers to check for free

RBS’s feature went live on Tuesday and Monzo’s will launch at the end of March
It is likely a play to improve their banking apps and attract more customers 
Barclays charges £5 a month for being able to do this

Challenger bank Monzo and high street giant Royal Bank of […] Read more

What You Need to Know and Do to Avoid a Breach

“Despite these hefty financial costs, lessons are still not being learned. The lack of accountability and responsibility from big firms seems to be a recognizable trend.”

We are fast approaching the second anniversary of the enactment of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), yet businesses are still dragging their heels when it comes to cybersecurity.

A recent report by insurance firm Gallagher found that 82% of UK businesses do not have specialist insurance in place to indemnify them for the cost and impact of a cyber-attack. Midsize businesses were found to be particularly exposed, with nearly half (46%) believing that […] Read more

AFTRA Retirement Fund – Notice of Data Privacy Event

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AFTRA Retirement Fund (hereafter referred to as “We”, “AFTRA”, “Our”) announced today that a recent event may have impacted the security of personal information of certain current and former plan members of SAG-AFTRA Health Plan (hereafter referred to as “Health Plan”). In 2017, the AFTRA Health Fund merged with the SAG – Producers Health Plan to form the Health Plan.

What Happened? On October 28, 2019, AFTRA received an alert of suspicious activity in its environment. AFTRA immediately launched an investigation into the nature and scope of the incident. As part of the investigation, which was […] Read more

Acxiom, Experian, Equifax, CoreLogic – Bandera County Courier

Overview of Data Broker Market

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Identity Verification Market By Prominent Players like Experian (Ireland), LexisNexis (US), Equifax (US), Mitek Systems (US)

A new informative report on the global Identity Verification market has recently published by Contrive Datum Insights. This informative data has been collected through various reliable resources such as press releases, websites, and other authenticated sources. The global Identity Verification market is projected to grow at a CAGR of xx% over the forecast period. Furthermore, it offers a comprehensive analysis of different business aspects such as global market trends, shares, market size. The global Identity Verification market is the professional and accurate study of various business perspectives such as major key players, key geographies, divers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges. This […] Read more