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Retailers Turn To Data Security Czars To Fight Breaches

Law360, New York (April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The Home Depot Inc.'s and Target Corp.'s recent decisions to install executives to oversee data security is part of a trend among retailers to restructure their operations to better address cyberthreats, a change insurers will look favorably on as the industry continues to beef up its defenses, experts say.

Earlier this week, Home Depot announced that it had hired Jamil Farshchi as its first-ever chief information security officer. In that position, Farshchi will oversee Home Depot's information and data security operations and report directly to Chief...
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