Equifax Data Breach Settlement – Identity Theft Resource Center is…

Identity Theft Resource Center's The Aftermath: Equifax, One Year Later, respondents reported that they didn't feel that their personal identifying information is being protected by companies. Additionally, respondents felt companies should be held responsible when they have a breach.

Today, the Federal Trade Commission and Equifax announced a settlement in the 2017 data breach that resulted in 148 million U.S. consumer identity credentials being compromised.

As the leader in victim assistance in identity crime cases, the Identity Theft Resource Center is available to provide expert perspective on the potential impacts to consumers and the relevance of today’s announcement for those impacted by the 2017 breach. With over 100,000 consumers seeking advice from ITRC in the days after the initial incident, executives from the organization were on the frontlines of the initial aftermath.

Additionally, ITRC produced a report on the impacts the consumers felt over the course of the year after the event. The AftermathTM: Equifax, One Year Later states the 81 percent of respondents experience anxiety or worry as a result of the event.

Members of the ITRC’s executive team are available for interview via local affiliate, Skype, phone or satellite studio.

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