The majority of online fraud occurs through electronic communication. We receive emails daily that identify some type of phishing scheme or web spoofing, which can be deleted with a simple click of the delete button. But what happens when your personal information has been stolen through a third-party vendor’s technical error while you made a purchase from your local retail store, who stores your credit card and personal information within a remote database? The purpose of this assignment is to analyze a recent breach and determine the causes and steps that can be taken to resolve the issue.
Research a recent news headline of a retail chain that has been breached recently and analyze the scenario. What caused the issue? What steps can be taken moving forward to resolve the issue? Use research and specific examples to support your resolution recommendations.
Specifically the following critical elements must be addressed:
Analyze a recent news headline of a retail chain that has been breached recently.
Assess the cause of the retail chain breach.
Determine steps that can be taken moving forward to resolve the breach.