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More than 850 Wawa convenience stores and gas pumps had malware in payment processors that potentially compromised customers’ credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, and cardholder names. What can companies do to prevent phishing attacks?
It’s evident that there is a new battleground for loss prevention. The product exists as bits and bytes, and it won’t be carried out of stores or looted from warehouses. Indeed, the threat is data theft.
Technology is not here to eliminate us; it’s here to make our jobs and lives easier. Retail will continue to evolve with technology. As retailers, our responsibility is to focus our efforts on improving the customer experience using the new tools at our disposal.
A well-managed supply chain—one that mitigates security risks—is essential to a successful retail operation. But control is put to the test as the supply chain expands, morphs, and becomes increasingly intricate. LP executives are getting involved.
The rapid change in retail is making it increasingly difficult for us to mitigate risk of cyberattacks. We must remain vigilant and take a balanced approach that focuses on prevention and how we respond to a cyber event. Here are some trends to consider.
We are all potentially exposed by data breaches and avoiding that exposure is virtually impossible. But be alert, know what to do. and react immediately if you become a potential victim. Here are 12 things you can do to help reduce any negative impact if your information is included in a data breach.
According to the 2018 Cost of Data Breach study, the retail industry ranked fifth in frequency of data breaches. Since the dawn of the digital age, we've fought cyber pirates with tools like firewalls, encryption, strong passwords, antivirus software and white-hat hackers.
Three recent verdicts exemplify the importance of proactive security, as plaintiff's attorneys often find ways around efforts to limit liability. In one case, after an employee assault on a coworker, a retailer learns it must face a lawsuit without its insurance carrier.
When, in 2003, novelist William Gibson was famously quoted in The Economist as saying, "The future is already here—it's just not evenly distributed," he could easily have had the uneven development of CCTV surveillance in his crosshairs.