Infographic: What happens after a data breach?

High profile data breaches that expose customer information are in the news. This graphic shows how the thieves sell the info and make their money.

This infographic from ThreatMetrix illustrates the typical chain of events that occur after a successful data breach plunders customer account information. Once the theft occurs, there's little to be done except the mopping up. ThreatMetrix is a provider of business security and fraud prevention solutions, relying on:

  • Comprehensive data collection across web, client and mobile devices
  • Sophisticated real-time risk scoring, with built-in security expertise
  • Real-time insight from the ThreatMetrix Global Trust Intelligence Network containing the collective knowledge of billions of past transactions, across thousands of businesses