Tag: cyber security

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retail sector is ‘woefully underprepared’ for Black Friday cyber attacks

November 10, 2022

Via: Charged

New research from global Coalfire Coalfire has found that retail is one of the worst-performing sectors when it comes to defending against cyberattacks. The analysis comes just as retailers across the UK are gearing up for the vital Christmas trading […]

News & Trends

Top Risks For Retail Businesses In 2021 (And in The Next Decade)

July 22, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The retail industry is widely accepted as one of the leading economic indicators. industry. When the economy is growing, consumers flock to stores. On the other hand, when a recession is imminent, consumers and their wallets generally stay put and […]

News & Trends

Retail shrink rose to all-time high in 2019

July 24, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Buoyed by increased incidents and new ways to steal, theft, fraud and losses from other retail “shrink” rose to $61.7 billion in 2019, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual “National Retail Security Survey.” The record haul by thieves […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retail loyalty programs prime target for online fraud

October 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Building on previous research into retailer fraud, the Forter report offers some insight into which parts of retailers’ operations are especially vulnerable to fraud, chief among them being loyalty programs. According to the report, consumers’ growing expectations have resulted in […]

Others, Tech

Top 7 Retail Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

December 21, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

2018 was an interesting and exciting year in retail. The overall market was strong, unemployment was low, we did not see as many store closings as in previous years. Traditional malls continued to spiral while new live-play-work-shop experiential shopping concepts […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple’s e-commerce leads all U.S. retailers in cyber security

November 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

With holiday e-commerce sales headed into record territory this year, more consumers will be shopping online. Chances are fraud will be that much greater, as well. Of the 10 retailers LastPass ranked, all are reputed to be leaders in technology, […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Ransomware And Retail: A Tragedy

April 14, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

As if the thought of a data breach isn’t terrifying enough, retailers have another significant cybersecurity threat looming over them: Ransomware. As the name suggests, ransomware is a type of malware that takes a device hostage, abducting functions and data […]

Editorial, News & Trends

5 main traits of the state of retail today

January 10, 2017

Via: Olivia Foster

The updated state of retail businesses concerns all those professionals who want to stay ahead of their peers. When it comes to retail technology, market tendencies and trends are important. North American retailers (73 percent of them) especially follow the […]

E-payment & Data Security, Editorial

Will cognitive cyber-security one day protect your data?

June 28, 2016

Via: Russel Edwards

Cognitive computing simulates the human thought process in an artificial intelligence (cognitive) environment. Teaching a computer how to use the type of unstructured information usually employed by security analysts requires tools such as data mining, pattern recognition, human-computer interaction or […]

E-payment & Data Security

Have you considered improving your IR strategy?

March 30, 2016

Via: Russel Edwards

The Incident Response (or IR) procedure is part of the cyber-security control measures. Following prevention and detection, the IR strategy is critical for the situations where the system has been affected by a breach or by another cyber-security event. A […]