BrandPost: Fighting the cybersecurity knowns: 4 core components

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Earlier this year, SevOne fell victim to a phishing scam that resulted in the release of W-2 wage and tax data belonging to current and former employees of the network infrastructure monitoring company.

After learning about the breach, management apologized and urged employees to follow “good data security” practices in order to lower their chance of becoming victims. That was sensible advice since an unauthorized outsider now possessed stolen sensitive personal information that could be exploited to file false tax returns or commit other forms of identity theft.

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