Congress

Will heads roll at Equifax, SEC over massive breaches?

As lawmakers get ready to grill Equifax CEO Richard Smith and SEC Chair Jay Clayton on Capitol Hill in the coming weeks, many wonder how the respective executives of each organization will be asked to pay for compromising the sensitive information of American individuals and companies.

Equifax hack enough to get GOP on board with new regulations?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) CEO Richard Smith is set to testify before the Senate Banking Committee during the first week in October and while it’s likely he will get an earful from lawmakers over the massive data breach that impacted 143 million Americans, some experts are skeptical that Republicans will get on board with bills to increase regulations.