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Your Uber Driver May be a Criminal

Do you Uber? If you do, you probably feel pretty safe getting into the car of a stranger. However, you might not be as safe as you think.

Most people take for granted that Uber does background checks on its drivers, but there are actually a number of shady drivers who have recently been accused of crime, and it’s definitely not the first time they have had run ins with law enforcement. Some of these people are accused of committing crimes against their passengers, and that’s where things really g

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8028276478?profile=originalUber has agreed to pay a hefty $148 million settlement after concealing a data breach in 2016 containing 57 million users’ data. In hopes of preventing this from recurring, it’s time for Uber to reassess their risk management practices, and in turn regain the public’s trust as well. 

Although this regulatory problem has resulted in a huge sum of money, this is not the greatest consequence Uber will face due to a risk management failure. The hit on Uber’s reputation is massive. The concept I call

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8028267701?profile=originalThe hot water in which Uber has been simmering has just reached new thermal heights. Back in October 2016, hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers containing their names, email addresses, phone numbers, and in the drivers’ cases, their driver’s license numbers. They finally disclosed the breach this month.

Now, in comparison to the scope and nature of other breaches such as Equifax and Yahoo, the Uber hack may appear to pale in comparison. However, this company represe

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