Security issues were a top concern for many organizations during 2017, with Russian hackers, high-impact ransomware attacks, and major data breaches dominating the headlines. As retailers prepare for the challenges of the new year, it might be a good idea to think about possible risks and security failures that are Read More
Tag: data breaches
Cyber security isn’t just a concept that exists in the ether. It’s a very human concern: according to Tom Meehan, CFI, in his recent column for LP Magazine, more than half of data breaches and cyber security concerns are a result of human error or social engineering.
But what is social Read More
What Is Supply-Chain Management?
What is supply-chain management? Organizations must master it in order to compete in the global retail market.
By The Loss Prevention Foundation
Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect Read More
The Hacktivist Threat in 2017
Retail organizations are increasingly finding themselves as the target of hacktivist attacks.
By Garett Seivold
If not before, when the President of the United States lobbed Twitter attacks against Nordstrom for merchandising decisions related to his daughter’s fashion line, it became clear: it’s getting extremely difficult for retailers Read More
As cyber criminals continue to evolve their tactics, it is imperative that businesses become more vigilant to combat cyber attacks.
Watch the on-demand webinar “Anatomy of a Cyberattack,” as the panel of cyber experts dissect recent cyberattacks that brought businesses to their knees globally. The webinar also provides a roadmap for Read More
Data security is a task that only the government and business leaders need to worry about, right? Wrong! Yes, corporate data security is very big business, with a spend of $82 billion in 2017 and growing, and major data breaches can be devastating. But data security needs to be personal, Read More
By David Bitton
According to the online technology dictionary Techopedia.com, “data security” is defined as the “protective digital privacy measures that are applied to prevent unauthorized access to computers, databases and websites.” Note the qualifier word, “digital”.
Data security is characterized in the second part of the Techopedia definition as an element of information Read More
ADT has recently announced the acquisition close of DATASHIELD, one of the country’s fastest growing cybersecurity companies. Now operating under the brand ADT Cybersecurity, this service aims to provide enterprise and mid-market businesses with managed detection and response (MDR) services to combat advanced cyberthreats in real-time. DATASHIELD CEO Michael Malone Read More
Despite the introduction of more secure chip technology (also known as Europay, Mastercard, and Visa, or EMV technology), credit card fraud remains a concern for retailers and consumers everywhere. The latest data reveal that criminals aren’t giving up on card theft; they are just changing their tactics. This post provides Read More