September 8, 2017, will forever be remembered as the day most American’s awakened to cybercrime. No longer can we depend on the security of “our” digital identities. On March 2017, the ApacheStruts2 vulnerability was discovered and Equifax became vulnerable to a cyber intrusion of historic proportions. It is important to note that data exfiltration began in May and yet a patch was available. On September 8, 2017, the breach was publicly announced (90 days post-mortem) and the company was punished by Wall Street when its stock plummeted 31%.