Equifax likely to escape corporate death penalty (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


Most experts say odds favor survival for Atlanta-based, $3.4 billion-a-year firm

KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct 5, 2017) — Equifax couldn’t protect the personal data of millions of Americans, but the company may yet successfully defend itself. ...

It is still too early to predict which path Equifax will take, said Humayun Zafar, professor of information security at Kennesaw State University. 

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