Richard Agostino is the senior vice president and chief information security officer at Target Corporation. He has extensive experience in information technology, risk and compliance and driving enterprise security initiatives across large global organizations. In his current role, Agostino is responsible for Target’s Information Security organization, helping to enable Target’s enterprise strategy by protecting the company from security threats, and ensuring a secure shopping experience for our guests in stores and online.
Agostino joined Target in September 2014 as vice president of information security where he played a major role in the advancement of Target’s information risk and security strategy. Prior to Target, he was with General Electric for 12 years where he held various executive roles in information security, technology risk and audit.
Agostino is a member of the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors, where he works alongside his peers to enhance payment security standards. He earned his bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Connecticut and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor.