Capital One employees reportedly alerted management about security flaws before the massive hack that exposed the data of 106 million customers. Paige Thompson, 33, was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications. But before that huge hack, employees of the company came forward with concerns that they were understaffed, there were problems with the bank’s internal auditors, human-resources department and other senior executives, The Wall Street Journal reported. Sources claimed the cybersecurity unit has also seen senior leaders and staffers come and go, and during 2018 alone, about a third of its employees left the team. According to the sources, routine cybersecurity measures that would help protect the company sometimes were overlooked. But a Capital One spokeswoman has claimed that the company is ‘constantly developing and adapting’ to ‘an ever-changing threat landscape’. Scroll down for video Capital One (file image) employees reportedly alerted management about security flaws before the massive hack that exposed the data of 106 million customers Some cyber employees were also concerned that vulnerabilities in Capital One’s firewalls weren’t getting fixed fast enough, one source told the Journal. The spokeswoman went on to say… Read full this story
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