Equifax
Data Breaches, Cyber Attacks and Security Report

https://equifax.com  ᛫  Finance
Last updated August 4, 2020

Equifax Security Rating

${grade.letter}
${cstarScore}
/ 950

UpGuard's Cyber Security Ratings range from 0 to 950. The higher the score, the more likely Equifax is implementing good security practices.

Company Information

Company:
${companyName}
Valuation:
${marketCap}
Employees:
${employees}
Location:
${country}
CEO:
${ceo}

About Equifax

Equifax Inc. is a consumer credit reporting agency. Equifax collects and aggregates information on over 800 million individual consumers and more than 88 million businesses worldwide.


Data Breaches and Security News

Equifax Breach: Catastrophic, But No Game Changer Yet
Forbes ᛫ September 11, 2018

Equifax Breach: Catastrophic, But No Game Changer Yet

I hate to say I told you so … well, actually, like most people, I love to say I told you so. I’m just willing to admit it. Because the state of software ...

Read more ›

Equifax Data Breach, One Year Later: Obvious Errors and No Real Changes, New Report Says
Fortune ᛫ September 8, 2018

Equifax Data Breach, One Year Later: Obvious Errors and No Real Changes, New Report Says

The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) today released a comprehensive report examining the reasons for the massive breach of personal information from ...

Read more ›

Actions Taken by Equifax and Federal Agencies in Response to the 2017 Breach
U.S Government Accountability Office ᛫ August 30, 2018

Actions Taken by Equifax and Federal Agencies in Response to the 2017 Breach

Hackers stole the personal data of nearly 150 million people from Equifax databases in 2017. How did Equifax, a consumer reporting agency, respond to that ...

Read more ›

Here's How Congress Should Respond to the Equifax Breach
Electronic Frontier Foundation ᛫ November 7, 2017

Here's How Congress Should Respond to the Equifax Breach

There is very little doubt that Equifax’s negligent security practices were a major contributing factor in the massive breach of 145.5-million Americans’ most ...

Read more ›

The Equifax breach resulted in the leak of 56,200 drivers' licenses, passports, and other forms of ID
Business Insider ᛫ September 15, 2017

The Equifax breach resulted in the leak of 56,200 drivers' licenses, passports, and other forms of ID

Equifax on Monday evening disclosed up-to-date details on its massive 2017 security breach. It was worse than we thought. Millions more people than originally ...

Read more ›

Credit reporting firm Equifax says data breach could potentially affect 143 million US consumers
CNBC ᛫ September 7, 2017

Credit reporting firm Equifax says data breach could potentially affect 143 million US consumers

Equifax said data on 143 million U.S. customers was obtained in a breach. The breach was discovered July 29. Personal data including birth dates, credit card ...

Read more ›


Security Report for Equifax

Want a security rating for your organization?

This report shows a preliminary security rating for Equifax. UpGuard scans billions of digital assets daily, in depth, across thousands of vectors. Data leak detection, vulnerability scanning and identity breach detection are just some of the advanced capabilities offered by the UpGuard platform.

Get a deeper scan

Related posts

Read more about the latest issues in cybersecurity

More security reports

Compare Equifax's security performance with other companies