Tjx Companies Essays and Term Papers

  • Tjx Companies

    TJX corporate systems had poor security controls. The computer kiosks that were located in some of their stores were supposed to be secure. They also had some firewall protection. TJX wireless network was protected by WEP encryption system. The computer kiosks were poorly secured; the kiosks were...

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  • Tjx Companies

    TJX Companies Jim Blackwood IT/205 January-9th, 2013 Gelonda Martin TJX Companies The TJC Corporation failed to protect its customers by allowing one of the largest security breaches in history. In 2007 they announced that an unauthorized user had accessed their system and compromised...

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  • Tjx Companies

    TJX’s Big Mistake The security controls that TJX had in place were the use of a WEP encryption system. WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy and it “is an encryption algorithm used to protect 802.11 networks,” (airtightnetworks, n.d.). A hacker is “A person who writes programs in assembly language...

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  • Tjx Companies

    TXJ Companies had a few security controls in place such as, Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), encryptions system, Firewalls, and Passwords WEP is an outdated encryption security that is easily hacked into. The firewalls that were in place did not secure traffic from the in-store kiosks. The passwords...

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  • The Tjx Company

    The TJX company did not have many security controls put in place to prevent something like this from happening. The company used Wired Equivalent Privacy encryption system to handle their client’s credit and debit card information. This system was very easy for any hacker to gain access to people’s information...

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  • Tjx Companies

    security in place at the TJX Companies. Some of their security flaws were their firewalls, which were improperly configured. The wireless network they were using was still using WEP encryption which, is rather simple to decrypt if one knows what they are doing. The TJX companies also failed to install...

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  • Tjx Companies

    5 Checkpoint – TJX Companies IT/205 Joshua Bailey The credit card data theft that TJX Companies experienced happened because they were using WEP wireless security, which is the weakest form of wireless encryption today, and hackers could access the credit card data easily. If TJX had taken the time...

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  • TJX Companies

    TJX Companies The security controls that were in place during the time of the breech were wireless in-store wired equivalent privacy (WEP). The weakness of this type of Wi-Fi is that the encryption keys are easy to crack (University of Phoenix, 2013). Tools and technologies that could have been used...

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  • Tjx Companies

    TJX Companies  List and describe the security controls in place. Where are the weaknesses? TJX companies had very little security measures in place, and even the ones they had were mostly outdated. The company was using a Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) network encryption system. By today’s standards...

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  • TJX Companies Case Study

     T.J.X. Companies, Inc. Final Case Study Report Nichols College T.J.X. Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and worldwide, ranking number 115 in the most recent...

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  • tjx company analysi

    TJX is the largest international apparel and home fashions off-price department store chain in the United States with 26 million in revenues in 2012. It was founded in 1956 as Zayre and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts. Globally it is one of the top 50 retailers in the world, specializing...

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  • It/205 Tjx Companies

    TJX Companies • List and describe the security controls in place. Where are the weaknesses? The TJX companies had little to no security controls in place to help protect their organization. They had a wireless network that had very weak wireless security. They used the weak Wired Equivalent Privacy...

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  • Checkpoint: Tjx Companies

    CheckPoint: TJX Companies The data theft that TJX Companies experienced was caused by using the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption system. The WEP had become easy for hackers to navigate and had become quite out of date. TJX also failed to properly encrypt data on many of the employee computers...

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  • Tjx Companies Annual Report Summary

    Summary: TJX Companies Inc. is currently in one of the most secure subsets of the retail industry. The economy is a factor always present in the minds of consumers today, and the retail establishments operated under TJX Companies all cater towards the price conscience customer. They are hitting all...

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  • TJX Analysis

    TJX, comprised of T.J.Maxx, Home Goods, and Marshalls, experienced increased sales in the year of 2012. TJX reaches out to customers not only in the United States, but also in Canada and Europe. It has been a long term goal for TJX to increase the diversity of their customers, and fortunately, more...

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  • Tjx It Security Breach

    Part I: Description In January of 2007 the parent company of TJMaxx and Marshalls known as TJX reported an IT security breach. The intrusion involved the portion of its network that handles credit card, debit card, check, and merchandise return functions. Facts slowly began to emerge that roughly...

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  • Security Breach at Tjx

    HBR Case Study Security Breach at TJX 1. What are the (a) people, (b) work process and (c) technology failure points in TJX’s security that require attention? While it is known that all retailers, large and small, are vulnerable to attacks, several factors including people, work process, and technology...

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  • Security Breach at Tjx

    security? Identify and explain at least three failure points. Question 3. How should information security at TJX be improved? Identify and explain at least three priorities. Question 4. Was TJX a victim of ingenious cyber crooks or did it create risk by cutting corners? Kindly justify your position...

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  • It/205 Tjx Companies.Doc

    The credit card data theft at TJX Companies is considered one of the worst ever. The case is significant because of a lack of appropriate security and control. Resources: Ch. 7 & 12 of Essentials of Management Information Systems Answer the following questions in 200 to 300 words: • List and...

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  • Tjx Security Breach

    Security at TJX Problem Statement How should the new CIO of TJX work to strengthen security around the IT infrastructure to prevent, detect, and analyze security breaches that had previously allowed hackers to steal sensitive data? Background 1 Describe the company/department ...

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