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Kroger Co. reveals its hacker strategy: Be more secure than "the guy next door"

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Here is the general idea behind the Kroger Co.’s strategy for hackers.

“Your goal in that world is just to become more difficult than the guy next door to you to breach,” said Kroger Chief Financial Officer Mike Schlotman. “You will never hear us say we’ve got defenses that can’t be breached because that just becomes a challenge for the bad guy. Our goal is to make it more difficult to breach us than anybody else.”


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