RedTeam Security was recently asked to contribute to a news piece about Third-party / Subcontractor Data Breach Prevention, by Minneapolis-based daily newspaper, Finance & Commerce. The article was inspired by the massive credit card breach by Target Corp. recently whose root cause was derived from a security incident at one of Target's HVAC contractors.
According to the Verizon Data Breach Report, data breaches whose root cause involved a third party more than doubled in 2012. This is a growing trend that is likely to rise in the next two to three years. For more information on what organizations can do to minimize the third party risks, please read the full article online.
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About Finance & Commerce
Finance and Commerce is the only daily newspaper devoted exclusively to business in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis–Saint Paul) of Minnesota. Founded in 1887, it provides extensive coverage of Twin Cities business news in the areas of real estate, construction, technology, banking, energy, health care and advertising. It is the official newspaper for Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis. The newspaper is owned by Dolan…