Personality Identifiable Information

Personality Identifiable Information

Check several breaches of personally identifiable information that occurred a few years ago and find example of one that has occurred and report on the following:

1. Summarize the breach involving the loss of PII or credit card data and what data was stolen in a brief paragraph. When did it occur? How many records and what type were lost? How quickly did the company notify the affected individuals (this might not be revealed right away – maybe look at multiple sources)?

2. Discuss the ramifications of the breach. How much did it cost, or is it estimated to cost, the company? If this is a publicly-traded company, check the stock prices at the time. Was their stock impacted?

3. Discuss the company’s response to the breach in terms of the three theories discussed in the lecture (shareholder, stakeholder, and societal). Which was impacted and why?


Must be original No Plagiarism.


Answer preview………………


Personal identifiable information (PII) refers to the kind of data that when used alone, has the potential of positively identifying an individual. The information may contain identifiers that can be directly linked to an individual, such as a passport or a credit card. It may also include quasi-identifiers such as the date of birth whose combination with other identifiers might result in successful identification of a person (Chen, 2001, p.14162). Technological advances, especially the emergence of big data analysis, have increased the cases of PII theft as people realize the value of such information. The loss of identifiable data of an individual might lead to………………..

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