Target. The United States Office of Personnel Management. Home Depot. UCLA. United Airlines.
On the surface, these organizations seem to have more differences than similarities. But while they may operate in very different industries across the public and private sectors, these organizations do share a number of key commonalities which, when viewed together, illustrate a worsening problem.
Each of these organizations operates in an industry with security compliance mandates; each should be funded well enough to dedicate significant portions of their budget to cybersecurity; and yet, critically, each was the victim of a major, headline-grabbing data breach. Worse, many . . .