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The Target Data Breach: Frequently Asked Questions

Topics: Information Technology and Cybersecurity,

This report covers the 2013 Target Data Breach, beginning with a timeline and total cost of the incident. The report then discusses why breaches, especially in the retail industry, continue to happen, citing economic, technological, and strategic reasons. The report also describes best industry practices for cybersecurity and explains policy options to address the issue of data breaches.

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