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How should organizations respond to security threats? All sources used, must be referenced in APA format

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How should organizations respond to security threats?

How should organizations respond to security threats? All sources used, must be referenced in APA format

A company can take lessons from the breach of Target's data. The breach occurred between November 27 and December 15, 2013. There were more than 100 million customers impacted. More importantly, loss of consumer confidence from the data breach and Target's poor customer service. The data breach is estimated to cost in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

The following are some steps a company should take in the event of an actual incident. (1.) Communicate the problem as fast as possible. The attack happened at the worst possible time because of the holiday season, which is one of their busiest times. Target waited days to break the story to customers. (2.) Have a response plan to effective respond to customers. The customer service department has to be prepared ...

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A company needs to develop a plan to effective respond to security threats. The plan has to include prevention and effective responses to breaches.

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