“There’s a consumer value proposition of being in control of their data.” That was an Equifax executive, quoted in American Banker last month. Now we know how right he was.

There's not a whole lot I can add about the disastrous Equifax breach that hasn't been said already. My colleague Rob Garver has an excellent rundown of the dumpster fire on Friday in SourceMedia's FinReg & Policy Watch. And the biggest lesson is, really, the same thing I wrote in American Banker in January:

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