LIGNET: Huge Target Stores Hack Just the Tip of the Cybersecurity Iceburg

Wednesday, 08 Jan 2014 02:19 PM

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A customer walks by a Miami, Fla., Target store on Dec. 19, 2013. Target last month announced that 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers had been stolen, the latest salvo in an ongoing cyber war between global criminals and the businesses and governments they target. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Recent mass breaches of credit card data and personal information have raised public consciousness of the unusual security risks we run every day. The Target Stores hack of 40 million customer records is just a headline example. Beneath the surface, cyber attacks from North Korea, China, and other nations are prompting action from lawmakers and international business leaders. Information security has become a fast-growing business in the race to keep pace with increasingly innovative criminals.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com
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