When reading the statements coming from Equifax, there seems to be a lot of information in what they fail to say. It is clear the organization simply does not understand certain cyber security basics. It is also evident that leadership has not fostered, nor do they appear to currently be
About the Author
Timothy Crosby is a senior security consultant for Spohn Security Solutions. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of data and network security. His career began in the early 1980s securing data communications as a teletype and cryptographic support technician/engineer for the US military, including numerous overseas deployments. Building on the skillsets he developed in these roles, he transitioned into network engineering, administration and security for a combination of public- and private-sector organizations throughout the world, many of which required maintaining a security clearance. He holds industry leading certifications in his field, and has been involved with designing the requirements and testing protocols for other industry certifications. When not spending time in the world of cybersecurity, he is most likely found in the great outdoors with his wife, children and grandchildren.