The past couple years have been fantastic for technology geeks and consumers overall. Well, except for all those pesky cyberattacks and data breaches that continue to plague companies. Of the biggest we endured – or learned about in 2017 – the Equifax data “breach will haunt us in years to come,” Forrester Research depressingly pointed … last year.
Following the data breach, consumers said they would stop the following (per the Forrester ConsumerVoices Market Research Online Community):
“Opening new lines of credit
Shopping online as frequently
Using non-government credit monitoring programs
Favoring cards to cash
Using stored online payments
Giving personal information in exchange for coupons or discounts”
How about you? Did the Equifax change your consumer confidence as well?
Great questions, Shogun. My confidence is near zero, which is why I take more and more steps to protect my privacy.
Since countless incidents have shown that little security, coupled with an every changing ability to bypass attempts to safeguard data, exists; I I'd have to say no, my confidence has not been damaged.
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