Target is one of the sponsors of today's Cyber Security Summit. Big businesses like Target are worried about cyber security too --  these days businesses are a bigger target for hackers than most other organizations.
Target is one of the sponsors of today's Cyber Security Summit. Big businesses like Target are worried about cyber security too -- these days businesses are a bigger target for hackers than most other organizations. - 
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A conference about hacking sponsored by retail store Target sounds a little weird, right? But there might be good reason for it. The second annual Cyber Security Summit hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce kicks off today. Respected names from the cyber community will be there. And one of the big messages is that these days businesses are a bigger target for hackers than most other organizations.

Chester Wisniewskisenior advisor at the cyber security firm Sophos, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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