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12/31/2014
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Cartoon: When Hackers Think You're Uncool

Is your company feeling left out of all the security fuss?

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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StaceyE
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2/28/2015 | 12:27:40 PM
Re: Why are we left out???
@ TerryB

I agree with you completely. A one time data breach with a retailer is forgiveable (maybe), but if it happens more than once I will definitely take my business elsewhere!
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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2/28/2015 | 12:25:20 PM
Re: Why are we left out???
@ Shakeeb

They absolutely should NOT! I was saying it would be a sad thing if they actually did.
Susan Fourtané
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1/4/2015 | 7:28:03 AM
Re: Why are we left out???
TerryB, 

So, hackers are doing a pretty good job identifying the companies people can, or can't trust. :D

-Susan
TerryB
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TerryB,
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1/2/2015 | 1:34:43 PM
Re: Why are we left out???
Why not? If you get hacked more than once it's a pretty good sign you don't have your act together. If Target lets another breach like that happen again, you ever shopping with plastic there again?

Hopefully you do realize Stacy was kidding. But I'm not, if you are in big retail it's two strikes and you're out. Permanently.
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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12/31/2014 | 11:08:44 PM
Re: Why are we left out???
@StacyE- I don't think companies should measure their performance by counting how often they are hacked. 
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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12/31/2014 | 3:09:57 PM
Why are we left out???
Wow, it would be a really sad day if companies began to measure their success by how often they are hacked...or when they begin to wonder what they are doing that makes them NOT get hacked when "everyone else is doing it".....LOL
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