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Target CEO Departs in Wake of Data Breach
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Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
5/9/2014 | 10:08:42 AM
Re: Where is your organization's sensitive data? -- Lessons Learned
The message certainly should ring loud and clear to top-level management at retailers (or any organization holding user data) that the buck starts and stops with them when it comes to the security of personal data. I expect they are finally paying attention. (at least i hope so)
kyle F. Kennedy
kyle F. Kennedy,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/6/2014 | 12:46:57 PM
Where is your organization's sensitive data?

First Target's CIO, Beth Jacob resigned in March along with a good percentage of key security team personnel and now yesterday Target's CEO Gregg Steinhafel announced he was stepping down "effective immediately" as part of Target's post breach clean up and remediation strategy. A data breach of any magnitude can't just be measured on the customers that were impacted. Data breach analysis must include the impact to the company's brand and most importantly consumer confidence in that brand going forward. Five months post data breach and Target's financial numbers are still declining with lower consumer confidence a key trait to why those financial numbers keep falling. Protecting Sensitive Data is absolutely critical to any organization no matter how large or small that organization may be. I just hope all the CIO's, CISO's, CTO's, CSO's, and CEO's reading various media outlets on Target's CEO resigning learn from the Target data breach and why it is imperative to have technologies like STEALTHbits – StealthSEEK and StealthINTERCEPT to help discover, prioritize, identify, remediate and secure sensitive data within their enterprise.

Kelly Jackson Higgins
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
5/5/2014 | 5:15:57 PM
Re: Target CEO Departs
There's obviously probably more to this than the data breach. But it does seem to indicate Target has learned a lot from the incident.
Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Ninja
5/5/2014 | 4:44:29 PM
Re: Target CEO Departs
It's hard to feel sorry for Steinhafel given that he could receive more than $55 million in his exit.
Randy Naramore
Randy Naramore,
User Rank: Ninja
5/5/2014 | 4:01:11 PM
Re: Target CEO Departs
True, for a breach of this size more than one head had to roll.
Drew Conry-Murray
Drew Conry-Murray,
User Rank: Ninja
5/5/2014 | 3:59:27 PM
Re: Target CEO Departs
I thought that's what a CIO was for: an executive the CEO can dispose of if there's a security breach. I guess that firewall failed.
Randy Naramore
Randy Naramore,
User Rank: Ninja
5/5/2014 | 12:52:16 PM
Target CEO Departs
Well it was just a matter of time, someone has to take the blame for their troubles.


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