It was one of the 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century: October 2013, hackers stole login information and nearly 3 million credit card numbers from 38 million Adobe users. The company is still dealing with the cleanup, and the recent announcement of a new Experience Cloud feature makes security even more important than before.
In an exclusive interview with CSO, Adobe CSO Brad Arkin sat down to talk about this past and where security is heading. He was senior director in 2013, the company’s highest security title at the time, but Adobe didn’t fire him. Instead, Arkin was promoted.