Former Home Depot Managers Depict 'C-Level' Security Before the Hack

Checking out at Home Depot Photograph by Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Home Depot’s in-store payment system wasn’t set up to encrypt customers’ credit- and debit-card data, a gap in its defenses that gave potential hackers a wider window to exploit, according to interviews with former members of the retailer’s security team.

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