When the Target Corp. data breach was reported in December, soon followed by retailers Neiman Marcus and Michaels, public officials pounced and the financial industry took a hard look in the mirror. Federal and state officials immediately launched investigations and held hearings. Meanwhile, the industry questioned how well its electronic systems were protected, and banks and retailers squabbled. Here's a look at how government and business leaders responded to the latest scourge of computer data breaches.
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