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Unformatted text preview: Correctly set up firewalls would be a first, to block incoming traffic of the malicious kind from the kiosks and wireless mobile from company equipement and the main system which stored information. In essence TJX left their company open for access to anyone by USB or wireless access. Another tool TJX did not have was an anti-virus program to stop malicious programs from being installed into the main system such as worms or viruses that could have crippled the whole system. TJX could have benefited from a SSL or Secure Sockets Layer to encrypt information flowing from the company to the the banks they dealt with concerning credit card transactions. I feel the most important thing for TJX was to update and install the firewalls and anti-virus on all computers and devices in the sytem....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11