Target CIO resigns over credit card data theft Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 1:47 pm. PTWritten by Dave Mark You could see this coming. Surprised it took this long. SockRolid Hackers didn’t choose Target because of the number of transactions per day. They chose Target because its point-of-sale security was the weakest. And that’s why the CIO had to go. bGrant And the other 4 companies’ hit at the same time? Are their CFOs going too? I realise Target at 100,000 is a big one, but they weren’t the only one.http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/12/us-target-databreach-retailers-idUSBREA0B01720140112 satcomer Hopefully thus will signal all those retail place to encrypt their customer databases.