Data breach at Target
In this assignment, you will read the following article:
- Riley, B. Elgin, D. Lawrence and C. Matlack. “Missed Alarms and 40 Million Stolen Credit Card Numbers: How Target Blew It”, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, March 13, 2014.
After reading the article, discuss the data breach incident at Target, from the perspective of managing information systems infrastructures and governance of information systems. Your discussion may address the following questions:
- What could have caused this data breach?
- How did Target respond to the data breach?
- For the future, what could Target do to prevent similar incidents from happening again?
Word count : 400