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Investigators took only a week to crack bulk of Target’s passwords

The embarrassing 2013 data breach at Target Corp. which saw 40 million customer debit and credit card accounts exposed after attackers...

September 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon


Why boards should be paying close attention to cyber security

It wasn’t too long ago that cyber security wasn’t even on the radar of most senior executives and boards of...

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The CISO of Bombardier on Target, Sony and the changing nature of risk

As chief information security officer for the world's third largest airplane manufacturer, Edward Kiledjian says his mission is to build...

September 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick

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The legal tussle involving HBC’s new CIO may end up being the least of her challenges

It does not take a genius to figure out why Hudson’s Bay Company would try to steal Janet Schalk away...

August 21st, 2015 Shane Schick

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Dell CSO shares lesson from Target breach

There's a lesson CISOs can learn from the infamous theft of tens of millions of pieces customer information at international...

May 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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IT security weak because enterprises aren’t learning: HP

Philospher Geroge Santaya once said those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. IT security researchers say...

February 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canadian outlets of crafts store not affected by breach

The Canadian stores of Texas-based arts and crafts retailer Michaels Stores Inc. were apparently unaffected by an eight-month security attack that...

April 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon


The CIO scandal that could redefine the profession

The way IT is perceived in the enterprise from now on may come down to whether you see Beth Jacob...

March 19th, 2014 Shane Schick

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Stunning details in Target attack emerge

Retailer Target Brands Inc. has given the impression that it was caught unawares when hackers broke into its systems and...

March 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon