Identify a case where a company had to prepare a public response to a security incident.

Identify a case study in which a company had a security incident and prepare a public response.

An example is the 2012 LinkedIn password hack, which caused the leakage of millions of users’ passwords stored in a file on the internet. Individuals who used the same password for LinkedIn as they did for other sites were scrambling to change passwords. While public relations (PR) personnel may be hoping to downplay the incident, legal teams often want disclosure of what happened to avoid being sued later on if hacked passwords are used for malicious activity.

Submission Details:

By Saturday, August 13, 2016, in a minimum of 250 words, post to the Discussion Area your response to the following:

Identify a case where a company had to prepare a public response to a security incident.
Examine and assess what happened, what vulnerability was exploited, and how the company handled the response publicly.
In your opinion, did the company handle the public response well? Justify your responses.
Your response should rely upon at least two sources from professional

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