- Review readings from unit 1.
- Thoroughly read the case. It is recommended that you read 2-3 times.
- Prepare a 5-page report (12-point font, double spaced not including the title page or reference page), that addresses the following questions:
- Identify the key factors that created the weak security situation in a company.
- Discuss vulnerabilities that were exploited in Equifax incident. Provide assessment of appropriate organizational and security controls that were put in place by the company before the breach.
- Consider the measures the company has taken to recover from the incident.
- Evaluate post-attack security measures. Discuss and prioritise the risks.
- Could have this incident been prevented
- Evaluate the company’s response to this incident and the measures proposed by US government. Which of these measures can be adopted by other companies?
Note: you need to do Data Breach at Equifax at page 75