If you haven't heard, the world's largest email marketing provider, Epsilon had a massive security breach. There's a good chance that if you've participated in the US (or world) economy some of your data ended up at Epsilon. This is pretty big.
A few takeaways:
- This is an example of how much gets outsourced.
- This is an example of how outsourced services can produce a critical point of failure.
- You want to keep up on this in case.