USS has recently announced its new partnership with global information technology security service provider Above Security, A Hitachi Group company, to offer new cyber security capabilities at this week’s National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT 2017 in Washington D.C.
The new partnership and its resulting services and offerings will be featured prominently for attendees visiting USS’ Innovation Room, where representatives will be on site to demonstrate the innovative technologies, consult with, and answer retailers’ questions.
This year, USS’ Innovation Room will be located in the Chesapeake 10 conference room of NRF’s venue, the Gaylord National Harbor. Meetings are currently being taken by scheduled appointments only.
USS Chief Technology Officer Robert Simoneau expressed his excitement for the joint endeavor, as well as the opportunity to breakthrough to the future of retail security.
“All signs indicate that the future of retail is in the e-commerce and cyber space,” he SAID. “We’re thrilled to be able to combine our proven and innovative strategies and services with IT security prowess and knowhow of our friends at Above Security,” he continued. “I’m confident that this is a partnership that will mutually benefit both organizations, as well as our clientele, as we introduce technology that will enhance operations and safety for the entire industry.”
Montreal-based Above Security builds and delivers customized security solutions for monitoring and protecting the most critical and sensitive information assets, with a focus on IT risk management and incident response. They are an accredited member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) and hold PCI QSA and ICO certifications.