Posted on November 5th, 2009 No comments
In our ongoing saga of retail security “reality versus perception” discussions (Note: Always bet on perception. Reality is a nice guy who, in all fairness, is a loser), the question of whether data breaches are becoming less common keeps cropping up.
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Data Breaches: Reality Vs. Perception
Posted on May 26th, 2009 No comments
In the ongoing saga of Macy’s versus the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office–where the DA is trying to subpoena POS and CRM data in connection with the sale of lead-tainted children’s jewelry so that impacted consumers can be notified—the latest twist is that Macy’s officials are saying that they don’t know what data they have, nor where it is.According to officials involved in the case, Macy’s is saying that it has only been able to locate about 40 percent of the data involving some 2,900 tainted necklaces sold. Let’s set aside for the moment the possibility that Macy’s officials are being less than candid with the L.A.