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New Target Ruling Places Your Company’s Cyber Oversight in the Crosshairs

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A recent discovery ruling in the Target Corp. data breach litigation has raised the stakes for corporations and their officers and directors when faced with a cyberattack. The ruling, issued on May 27, 2015 by Magistrate Jeffrey J. Keyes, requires Target to disclose details of similar breaches between 2005 and 2010, including the time frame for the attack, the methods used to access information, measures the company considered and instituted to prevent future breaches, and the extent of the financial fallout. The Target breach grabbed headlines following the 2013 holiday season as news leaked that hackers had installed malware in... Read More