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Equifax Breach Has Potential to Impact Millions

September 12, 2017

On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a data breach of up to 143 million customer records, including credit card numbers and personally identifiable information (PII). Equifax has setup a website to assist individuals in determining whether or not the information was impacted by this breach, located at

In addition, experts in the information security field are chiming in on the extent of the breach and what people may expect. One of these experts, Brian Krebs, posted a very good blog about this incident, located at

This unfortunate occurrence serves as a reminder to stay diligent in the digital age and keep a watchful eye on our personal and financial information.

—Peter Lundstedt, Director, Information Security & Compliance, ITS