14 Security Fails That Cost Executives Their Jobs (Information Week)


Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, is the latest casualty of a data breach, but she’s certainly not the only one. There’s no job security when your job is security.

In May, 2014, Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel resigned following a massive data breach in 2013 that affected an estimated 110 million customers. His letter to the board mentions the company’s commitment to improve data security.

Two months earlier, Target CIO Beth Jacob resigned, a casualty of the same breach.