Capital One has replaced the head of security after data breach
Capital One replaced, its cybersecurity chief, four months after the company disclosed a massive data breach with the theft of sensitive data on more than 100 million customers.
A spokesman for the capital, confirmed the news in an E-Mail to TechCrunch.
“Michael Johnson is he will serve his role as a chief information security officer, senior vice president and special adviser to cyber-security dedicated,” said the spokesman.
Mike Eason, who served as chief information officer for the company’s commercial banking division, replaced Johnson as interim cybersecurity chief while a permanent replacement is found.
The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.
capital to continue the legacies of their July data breach, the hackers of millions of credit cards saw the application data between 2005 and 2019 of customers applying for credit cards. The data leaked includes names, addresses, postal addresses, telephone numbers, E-Mail addresses, dates of birth, and even income and credit scores, credit reported and borders.
Paige Thompson, a Seattle resident, was taken into custody, accused by the FBI according to the disclosure, the break-in of the banks-giants of the cloud-based environment. Later research showed that the alleged hacker and former Amazon-Web-Services-employees, sensitive company data to other companies, including Vodafone, Ford, and the Ohio Department of transportation.
It was reported this week that Thompson would be released from custody, from detention.
Released on Thu, 07 Nov 2019 17:36:12 +0000