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Over the past few years, it’s been clear that cyber security is more important than ever. Recently, for example, Equifax announced that it was the subject of a cyber attack that may affect as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. In a statement, Equifax admitted that intruders accessed names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, address and driver’s license numbers as well as credit card numbers for about 209,000 consumers. The event, which also affected U.K. and Canadian consumers, has caused many to react with anger while others are resigned to such a data breach as a way of life.

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