Following in the steps of Target, Neiman Marcus has recently confirmed they have been the victim of a data breach. Neiman Marcus first learned about the breach [insert date] when their POS system was [insert hacking method]. Over [insert large number] individuals were effected when [insert data types] were stolen. It is like a data breach Mad Libs. Neiman Marcus has been very light on the details and has a lot of people concern, no news is usually bad news.
“In a response to follow-up inquiries made on Wednesday by SCMagazine.com, Ginger Reeder, vice president of corporate communications with Neiman Marcus, said there is nothing more to report at this time. “
Digital forensic investigations take time but not releasing any news about the scope, types of data, and method does not instill confidence. Data breach response communication needs to be a ongoing effort.
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