For the last few months we've watched with fascination the developing story of the data breach at Target, Neiman Marcus, Michael's and others. In this session we'll take a look at how the thieves accomplished this feat including what they do with their takings, how it might have been prevented, and why the bank may not care all that much. Along the way you'll learn ways to secure your own information so your business doesn't become the next Target. Post-mortem of the Target data breach, with tips for avoiding becoming the next victim. Created for SQL Saturday 287 in Madison, WI.