Issue No. 05 - September/October (2007 vol. 5)
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Paul N. Otto , The Privacy Place
Annie I. Antón , The Privacy Place
David L. Baumer , The Privacy Place
Before 2005, data broker ChoicePoint suffered fraudulent access to its databases, exposing thousands of customers' personal information. This article examines ChoicePoint's data breach, explores what went wrong from the perspective of consumers, executives, policy, and IT systems, and offers recommendations for the future.
information security, data privacy, data brokers, ChoicePoint, data breach
P. N. Otto, D. L. Baumer and A. I. Antón, "The ChoicePoint Dilemma: How Data Brokers Should Handle the Privacy of Personal Information," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 5, no. , pp. 15-23, 2007.