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Equifax fake CIO David Webb.

Webb, David



Equifax data breach Chief Information Officer (CIO), 2010? - Sep 2017, when he retired comfortably, albeit in disgrace.

No IT education. Only a BA in Russian and an MBA (Master of Business Administration).

Foreigner: British. BA in Russian (interestingly, the Equifax hackers might have been Russian) from the University of London. An interview with him on Indian (from India) TV clearly shows he has a British accent. See Principles of IT Incompetence (IT Hiring: Foreigners).

Among other IT incompetent mistakes, Webb neglected to have a known security hole patched. In the first half of 2017, these mistakes let hackers, in one of the most massive data breaches of its time, have the most sensitive financial information of millions of people, including government employees, particularly those in national security. He also let hackers change credit reports, which are the basis for background checks, particularly in national security. Equifax's credit reports are thus now worthless, which effectively destroyed Equifax. See Equifax Dead: Hacked So Credit Reports Worthless.

Webb and Equifax data breach extreme IT incompetent Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Susan Mauldin are the Tweedledumb and Tweedledumber of the Equifax data breach.