Senator Elizabeth Warren Grills Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith On Capitol Hill | CNBC

Senator Elizabeth Warren interrogated Richard Smith, the former CEO of Equifax, during a hearing on Capitol Hill regarding the massive data breach that affected millions of customers. Warren grilled Smith on the company’s lack of security measures and failure to notify customers in a timely manner. She also called for accountability and demanded that Equifax take responsibility for the breach and provide compensation to affected customers. Smith apologized for the breach and acknowledged that the company should have done more to prevent it. The hearing highlighted the need for stronger data privacy laws and regulations to protect consumers’ personal information.