Neiman Marcus Data Breach Took Months To Discover

Law360, New York (February 04, 2014, 6:44 PM ET) -- Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. and Target Corp. executives on Tuesday provided more details about recent data breaches, telling a Senate committee that the Neiman incident took months to detect and that the Target breach was discovered by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Leading off the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Target Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John J. Mulligan testified that the company first became aware of the data breach that compromised millions of holiday shoppers' personal data on Dec. 12, when the DOJ notified...
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