At the height of the critically important holiday shopping season in 2013, one of North America’s largest merchants suffered a major data breach. Cyber thieves surreptitiously compromised pointof-msale (POS) systems and stole the payment card data of 40 million customers, along with non-payment personal data of another 70 million customers. In terms of the amount of sensitive information stolen, this was among the largest known data breaches in history.
Download this whitepaper to learn more about why the time has come for CEOs and Boards to take personal responsibility for improving their companies’ cyber security. Global payment systems, private customer data, critical control systems, and core intellectual property are all at risk today. As cyber criminals step up their game, government regulators get more involved, litigators and courts wade in deeper, and the public learns more about cyber risks, corporate leaders will have to step up accordingly.