The Target and Other Financial Data Breaches: Frequently Asked Questions Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Target and Other Financial Data Breaches: Frequently Asked Questions

Creator

  • Author: Weiss, N. E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Financial Economics
  • Author: Miller, Rena S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Financial Economics

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2015-02-04

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report answers some frequently asked questions about the Target and selected other data breaches, including what is known to have happened in the breach, and what costs may result. It also examines some of the broader issues common to data breaches, including how the payment system works, how cybersecurity costs are shared and allocated within the payment system, who bears the losses in such breaches more generally, what emerging cybersecurity technologies may help prevent them, and what role the government could play in encouraging their adoption. The report addresses policy issues that were discussed in the 113th Congress to deal with these issues.
  • Physical Description: 38 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Computer crimes
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Consumers
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Credit cards

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R43496
  • Accession or Local Control No: R43496_2015Feb04
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc503332