Epsilon Data Breach – How does this affect me?
Over the past week, a lot of talk about the Epsilon data breach has been coming from
various news sources. You may have received an e-mail or two from some corporations
with whom you supplied your e-mail to conduct business (Walgreens, Best Buy, Tivo,
etc.). Corporations are ensuring their customers that only names and e-mail addresses
have been compromised. However, this is being reported as the largest data breach
of this type. It is also being reported that the Secret Service is investigating the
For more information about the data breach, you can visit this FAQ page.
For a list of corporations that use Epsilon to send their e-mail messages to consumers,
you can visit this page.
Please review the ITS page that describes protection from phishing attempts and the importance of guarding your personal data.