POLITICO: EQUIFAX RIVAL HIRES CGCN GROUP TO LOBBY ON CYBERSECURITY:

TransUnion has hired CGCN Group, the plugged-in GOP lobbying firm, to lobby on cybersecurity as Equifax, one of its rival credit-reporting agencies, has been savaged by Democrats and Republicans alike for botching its response to a massive data breach. A spokesman for TransUnion told Recode‘s Tony Romm over the weekend that the company had “engaged additional lobbyists to help us monitor and respond to legislative and regulatory reaction to the Equifax breach announcement.”