Come clean on security breaches, organisations urged


IT bosses have backed calls for businesses to be forced to notify customers if their customers' personal details have been compromised by a security breach.

This follows a huge security breach cover-up at an unnamed UK retailer which was exposed after silicon.com revealed that thousands of MasterCard and Visa cardholders have quietly had their cards cancelled and reissued without any explanation about the theft.

The refusal by MasterCard and Visa to name the online retailer has angered some of those affected. CIO Jury: Come clean on security breaches, organisations urged - silicon.com

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