October 17, 2017

District Sentinel: Warren: Credit Reporting Agencies a Threat to National Security

A Senate Banking Committee hearing on Tuesday showcased how Senators are considering major reforms to a credit reporting industry dealing with data breaches.

The proceedings were the latest in a series following the stunning hack of Equifax earlier this year, which exposed the social security numbers and sensitive information of 143 million Americans.

"The credit reporting industry is a threat to each of us personally, but it is also a threat to our national security," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said during the hearing.

Read more on the District Sentinel's website here.