Archive for January, 2014

Would Encryption Have Prevented The Target Hack?

Security professionals need to be performing the same kinds of risk analysis and business impact analysis that business continuity professionals have been doing for dozens of years. As part of that risk analysis you need to determine your most important information, its lifetime, and whether or not you are properly protecting it.

Is There a Target On My Back?

Target didn't know they were hacked until they learned about it from a third-party forensics firm. How could Target not know that its own systems were hacked? You might be surprised how many companies have no clue...