Thursday, March 6, 2014

Target Exec Resigns After Breach

Target's technology chief has resigned amid breach investigations.

The company has started an external search for a chief compliance officer. In addition, the company has created the position of chief information security officer and is hiring outside for that position as well.

"There was not enough oversight, clearly, or enough controls."
- Amy Koo, a senior analyst at Kantar Retail in Boston
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