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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.
Loss prevention has taken on perhaps the greatest scrutiny it has ever experienced because of the jump in identity theft and transactional fraud that has businesses under attack on virtually every revenue-generating front.
Posts about Facebook security, cyber risk trends, and scam artists past and present all made it into the top five for the data protection category.
Data security is a task that only the government and business leaders need to worry about, right? Wrong!
Hackers stole information on as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel empire over four years, obtaining credit card and passport numbers...