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Target did not have CISO to oversee information security prior to massive breach

Like Sony before it, Target did not have a chief information security officer overseeing security prior to its massive data breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit card accounts, and personal information on 70 million more shoppers, in November and December of last year.

Retailers' feet-dragging underscores need for national data breach law

The recent data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, and their slow responses, underscore the need for a national data breach notification law.

Neiman Marcus joins Target in 'Data Breach Hall of Shame'

Neiman Marcus admitted Friday that hackers stole customer credit and debit card information over the holiday season, according to a blog by security researcher Brian Krebs.

Touchscreen supply chain shifting under Apple's influence

Apple's changes to iPhone 5 and iPad displays are shifting the supply chain for the touchscreen industry, according to NPD DisplaySearch.

Spotlight: Sony ponies up £250,000 for PlayStation Network breach

Sony has agreed to pay a £250,000 fine ($377,000) to the UK Information Commissioner's Office for a security breach in 2011 that exposed personal information of millions of PlayStation Network customers, according to the BBC.

Sony targets iPhone users as chairman steps down

Even as its chairman steps down, Sony is forging ahead with plans make 2013 a "breakthrough year" for its mobile business.

IDC: Consumers spending more on iOS, Android games than handheld titles

Consumer spending on mobile games optimized for Apple's iOS and Google's Android combined to eclipse spending on handheld titles published for the Sony PSP and Nintendo 3DS platforms during the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a new report issued by research firm IDC and mobile analytics firm App Annie.

Panasonic to stop selling smartphones in Europe

Panasonic has decided to stop selling its Eluga smartphone in Europe, the only market outside of Japan where it sells smartphones, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

Sony's Aragon: Music Unlimited service has greater reach, more devices than competitors

Michael Aragon with Michael Aragon, vice president and general manager of digital video and music services at Sony Network Entertainment Sony Entertainment's mobile strategy covers the

Sony building power-for-payment wall sockets

Sony is working on a new technology to enable power outlets to identify users or use policies with IC chips, Sam Byford at The Verge reports. The technology could be used to protect devices from