Before Capital One breach, internal staff raised red flags

Employees at Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) had raised concerns about problems in the bank’s cybersecurity unit before a hacker broke into the company’s system and stole information of about 106 million individuals, the Wall Street Journal reports

Those concerns included those about high turnover and questions about why software meant to prevent hacks was not installed in a timely matter, according to the report. 

A Capital One spokeswoman told WSJ that protecting personal information is “essential to our mission” and that the company has “invested heavily in cybersecurity and will continue to do so,” the report notes. 

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