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Regulators target Advocate data breach

Federal regulators and the Illinois attorney general's office confirmed this week that they will investigate Advocate Medical Group's data breach, the second-largest loss of unsecured protected health information reported to the Department of Health and H.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 29th, 2013

Advisors, Protect Thy Client

With Target's recent security breach, investors are thinking about how to how to more carefully protect their digital data. Regulators believe advisors should be involved too. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementFeb 11th, 2014

Regulators to investigate Advocate data breach

Federal regulators and the Illinois attorney general's office confirmed this week that they will investigate Advocate Medical Group's data breach, the second-largest loss of unsecured protected health information reported to the Department of Health and H.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 28th, 2013

Intel"s Latest SSD 2500 Pro Solid State Drive Will Self-Encrypt Your Naughty Bits

Snowden, the NSA, Target's data breach, eBay's data breach - I could go on with buzzwords and catch phrases but you get the idea.  Security is big business these days, whether it be securing networks or devices.  And end point data security could be con.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJul 23rd, 2014

Consumers Want Their Payment Cards To Be More Secure And They May Be Getting Their Wish

Following the massive Target data breach that affected as many as 110 million of the retailer's customers, payment card security garnered national media attention and got the attention of consumers. In fact, a majority of consumers now say they would swi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2014

Time To Buy Target"s Turnaround

By Amal Singh:It has been a difficult year for Target (NYSE:TGT). The data breach and a failed move into the Canadian market have weighed on Target shares, which are down 4% this year. However, Target is slowly trying to get back on track, and it won't be.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 14th, 2014

Target Still Grappling with Card Breach - Analyst Blog

On Jul 4, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Target Corp. (TGT). Target has been grappling with the massive data breach that has hurt the company's results. On Jul 4, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Target Corp. (TGT).....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJul 7th, 2014

Target"s Traffic Issues

By David Hernandez: Data Breach Impacted Traffic Target's (TGT) data breach severely impacted sales and traffic. On the 2013 Q4 Conference call, Greg Melich, ISI Group, asked "...I mean traffic was down 5.5% in the quarter. Presumably post the breach it.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 3rd, 2014

Don’t make yourself the target of a ‘sensitive data’ security breach

By Michael Boccardi, president, CEO , Cervalis Keeping clients’ sensitive personal data safe and secure is a priority for all businesses. Recently, conversations around data security have focused heavily on security breaches at Target, eBay and Lowe’s.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 2nd, 2014

Target"s New Dividend Policy Is Attractive And Sound

By Jesse Bellet:The scope of this article will look at a large retailer, Target (TGT), which I feel is suffering from competition with Amazon (AMZN). I won't touch on the data breach, which affected the company during the 4th quarter of last year. My goal.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 30th, 2014

Target: Short-Term Difficulties Cannot Drive Focus Away From Bright Future

ByEquity Watch:Target Corporation (TGT), one of the key players in the U.S. Retail Chain Industry, is currently a mixed plate of strengths and weaknesses. The data breach issue and the serious supply chain problems in Canada have caused concerns for inves.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 25th, 2014

Target"s Long Road Back To Relevancy

When Target’s CEO, Gregg Steinhafel resigned in early May, we wrote with some confidence that the data breach was the least of Target’s problems, and likely the most minor reason for his departure.  We did think that the retailer’s disastrous entr.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJun 25th, 2014

Target: A Strong Buy

By Sammy Pollack:Target (TGT) shares have suffered over the past year as the company has run into a series of issues, most notably a data breach involving 40 million credit and debit cards in December. In May, TGT CEO Gregg Steinhafel resigned amid contin.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 24th, 2014

Target had problems before data breach, expansion into Canada, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 24th, 2014

Under Ousted CEO, Target Lost Its Way

Long before a massive data breach and a money-losing expansion into Canada, there were problems at the top of the retail chain......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 23rd, 2014

More Pain Ahead For Target Investors

By Aurium Investments:Target (TGT) has had a tough year. In its last fiscal year, it invested massively in its expansion into Canada, but results, though improving, have not been encouraging so far. Last winter, it was hit by a massive data breach that, c.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 20th, 2014

The Underground Economy of Data Breaches

Data breaches, such as the massive payment card breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, are some of the costliest crimes on the Internet. The Target breach has already cost the CEO and CIO their jobs and the financial costs may reach as much as $18 billion .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJun 18th, 2014

Target Sweetens Yields on $2 Billion Bond Sale

Target Corp. increased yields to sell $2 billion of bonds on Tuesday, as the retailer continues to deal with the fallout from a customer-data breach late last year......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 17th, 2014

Target CEO Fired - Can You Be Fired If Your Company Is Hacked?

A common perspective is that cyber security is primarily the responsibility of the IT department.  If a data breach incident occurred, the senior IT executive was the only one to take the fall, and usually only if there was incompetence involved vs. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJun 15th, 2014

Target"s final tally shows dissent against board

Data breach stirs up mistrust among investors, threatens to dismantle board members.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 13th, 2014

Post-Target Data Security: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Peter Drucker, considered by some to be "the man who invented management," usually gets credit for the phrase, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." Target's woes following its historic data breach last November proves how true it is......»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJun 12th, 2014