Over the last few years, the stories about retailers have been falling and being ignored like rain on a hot tin roof. There have been so many failures of security that the public is getting numb to yet another announcement.
Many years ago in a place far, far away was a computer science student who could command an IBM S/370 to do anything. He learned PL/I, the main language of the computer after learning FORTRAN IV, COBOL, and the assembly language. He even learned how to write JCL and CLISTs without a manual! This was the beast of a computer of its day.
Target has to be the most cyber security blind company of those that have recently been hacked. In a move that can only be written in pulp mysteries, Target hired Jacqueline Hourigan Rice to be chief risk and compliance officer. Prior to being hired by Target…
While working with a not-for-profit organization to help redesign the technology that supports its members, a vendor was exceedingly insistent that their security was above reproach because the company’s systems were PCI DSS Certified.
I recognize that FBI Director James Comey leads an agency that has a difficult job. But Comey and the FBI must figure out new methods for investigating crime. When commenting on the announcements