This week, reports indicate that may be the latest target of a data breach, following attacks on companies like Target and Supervalu.
In August, the Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service issued an
In line with that warning, a recent
In addition to retailers, it was
Question of the week:
( ) Enact a federal data breach notification law, because there is no comprehensive federal law governing the protection of data held by private companies.
( ) Increase penalties on businesses that fail to adequately protect consumers' personally identifiable information.
( ) Move to a Chip and PIN system, which authenticates an individual’s identity through a computer chip embedded in a credit card and includes a personal identification number.
( ) Ensure that financial institutions and retailers are held to the same standards.
( ) I don’t know.
( ) Other.
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