Consumers lack data breach awareness

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New research from cyber exposure company Tenable reveals a widespread lack of consumer awareness surrounding the impact of data breaches. The results based on an online Harris Poll of more than 2000 US adults show that only 12 percent think their data has been stolen over the past year. But given the Equifax breach exposed up to 143 million Americans, that number is statistically impossible. Although 94 percent of those polled have heard about the security breaches that have taken place in the last year, they have taken little action to protect themselves from further exposure. Only 25 percent have…

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