Who are some of the different stakeholders who may be harmed and how The

Who are some of the different stakeholders who may be

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long-term? Who are some of the different stakeholders who may be harmed, and how? The significant ethical harms evolved in the Equifax case are integrity and security. In fact, Equifax should maintain users personal data with maximum security. It also harm to privacy such as identity theft, and harm to property. The different stakeholders that may be harmed are financial and credit companies such as banks, lenders, and commercial companies that give their credit card to their customers. For instance, Target, JCPenney, Macy’s. 2) What do you imagine might be some of the causes of Equifax’s failure to adopt more stringent cybersecurity protections and a more effective incident response? Consider not just the actions of individuals but also the larger organizational structure, culture, and incentives. Probably Equifax to save money tried to outsource some of its information technology management, including security. Therefore, if the outsourcing company don’t have enough means such as money to get some equipment to secure their information technology system, hackers can go thru that insecure system to attain Equifax information system, since the outsourcing company is directly connect to Equifax IS. 3) If you were hired to advise another major credit bureau on their information security, in light of the Equifax disaster, what are three questions you might first ask about your client’s cybersecurity practices, and their ethical values in relation to cybersecurity?
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  • Fall '18
  • Francis Kesterman
  • Computer Security, credit score, Equifax, Social Security number, Credit bureau

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