Increasingly, in the aftermath of a big news data security item — whether it takes the form of a high-profile mega breach (think: Office of Personnel Management, Anthem, Sony Pictures, Home Depot, Target) or a low-tech data grab — an odd phenomenon happens. First, there is what you might call the “water cooler” phase — news of the breach comes up in casual conversation. As the news coverage quickly moves on to whatever else is happening in the world, those conversations move on as well. The next thing that happens, unfortunately, is a widespread case of collective amnesia.
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By Adam Levin. The notion that identity theft is now the third certainty in life, right behind death and taxes, is increasingly a truism among informed consumers