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Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith testifies Tuesday before the Energy & Banking Committee. (Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)
On July 31, just 48 hours after Equifax’s chief executive officer was alerted to what the Atlanta-based credit bureau would soon learn was a breathtaking data breach, it enlisted the help of King & Spalding and the law firm’s data security team, former CEO Richard Smith testified at a hearing Tuesday.