Tuesday, June 07, 2011

At RSA, a feeling of insecurity after data breach - The Boston Globe

Excerpt from an EMC RSA update

Yesterday, Coviello said RSA would replace SecurID tokens for customers who believe the breach may have threatened their network security.

It is unclear whether EMC could be legally liable for damage caused by the breach. But the spate of bad publicity could undermine RSA’s reputation and erode its sales. Still, a downturn at RSA probably would not have a major financial impact on the parent company. EMC generated $17 billion in 2010 revenues. Of that, RSA contributed $729 million, or just over 4 percent.

At RSA, a feeling of insecurity after data breach - The Boston Globe

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