Several members of Target’s cybersecurity team left the company in the months before the hack, according to people familiar with the matter and a search of social media profiles. Many left for more prestigious jobs at other firms, the former employee said.
As cysec becomes a prominent issue for execs, chief legal officers and corporate directors, companies who are building IT security teams are going to be poaching experienced security pros from other companies. This poaching is a significant risk and companies should do an assessment of their own susceptibility to poaching.
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