Beth M. Jacob

Target CIO leaves in wake of security breach as chip cards move in

As Target tries to regain its footing after the massive security breach it suffered back in December, its chief information officer, Beth Jacob, announced today that she is resigning, effective immediately. Meanwhile, the gigantic retailer is speeding up its adoption of smart credit card technology.

Vivek Kundra

White House CIO Vivek Kundra quits

The White House on Thursday said the first-ever chief information officer of the federal government, Vivek Kundra, will leave in August after two-and-a-half years of service. No successor to Kundra has been named.

HP offers an enterprise dashboard for CIOs

Hewlett-Packard is announcing software that information technology managers can use to get a dashboard-like view of their enterprise operations.