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What security leaders need to know about the Target breach settlement

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Mar 25, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Translating security headlines into value for your organization is sometimes tricky.

    For example, did the CEO of Target lose his job because of the breach?

    Probably not (Do you really think the CEOs resignation from Target was due to security?). Bluntly, security was mostly cover and only a minor, if any, contributing factor. Low sales and a botched expansion into Canada played a larger role. Claiming, then, that Target “rightly” suffered and executives got punished is not only misleading, but it weakens your position as a security leader.

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