Computer World – TJX Data Breach

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        Description: After more than two months of refusing to reveal the size and scope of its data breach, TJX Companies Inc. is finally offering more details about the extent of the compromise. Source: Jaikumar Vijayan, Computer World Date: 3/29/2007 Link: http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9014782 Discussion Questions: What advice would you give managers about increasing awareness… Read more »

EPIC – Veteran Affairs Data Theft

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                  Description: The personal information of about 1.1 million active-duty military personnel, 430,000 members of the National Guard and 645,000 members of the Reserves, was stolen in the recent theft of computer data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the agency announced Tuesday. The agency previously said… Read more »

Cnet- Customer Records Compromised

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          Description: “This is the largest security breach we’ve ever had worldwide,” said Avivah Litan, an analyst with research firm Gartner. “There was a case at CardSystems where 40 million records were exposed, but this one looks like it was a case where the information was stolen.” Source: Dawn Kawamoto, Cnet Date:… Read more »