The hits just keep coming for Equifax in the wake of last Thursday's disclosure of a security breach that may have exposed personal data on up to 143 million people.
Late Monday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance informed Equifax CEO Richard Smith that it wants to hear more—a lot more—about the breach.
Senators want more information specifically about the types of data that may have been accessed beyond social security numbers and birthdates.
The committee also wants a tally of how many employees are dedicated to data security and how often Equifax used an outside experts to conduct penetration tests of both internal and external systems in the past two years.
The committee also wants to hear about an earlier breach in which W-2 and employee records data was taken from TALX, an Equifax subsidiary that handles payroll for companies.
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