Tag: data breaches


LPM Insider’s Top 5 Data Protection Articles of 2017

LPM Insider’s Top 5 Data Protection Articles of 2017

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


Physical Security IS Data Security

Physical Security IS Data Security

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 Acquires DATASHIELD to Launch “ADT Cybersecurity” for Commercial Business Customers Nationwide

ADT Acquires DATASHIELD to Launch “ADT Cybersecurity” for Commercial Business Customers Nationwide

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


The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights

The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights

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