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Are Retailers Shopping for a Cybersecurity Breach?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Are Retailers Shopping for a Cybersecurity Breach? What would the consequences be if such an event happens were to happen on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or during the holiday shopping season? Today, unfortunately, retailers are again coming back to the spotlight.

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The future of retail banking: Frictionless, personalized, cohesive

DXC

Following this year’s extraordinary events, our retail bank partners have been asking to rapidly implement contactless solutions that minimize touch points for customers. The post The future of retail banking: Frictionless, personalized, cohesive appeared first on DXC Blogs.

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Retail Privacy Network

Data Matters

You are invited to join privacy professionals in the retail sector for topical conversation, learning and networking at the first Retail Privacy Network meeting. This interactive meeting will include hot topics in UK/EU data privacy and cybersecurity with practical case studies on retail industry issues. RSVP for this event. The post Retail Privacy Network appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog. Events General

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Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? How can retail and event organizers entice attendance and purchase?

Collaboration 2.0

Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to justify travel and expense to attend live events and shopping expeditions

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Record Levels of Software Bugs Plague Short-Staffed IT Teams in 2020

Threatpost

retailers have vulnerabilities which pose an “imminent” cyber-threat, including Amazon, Costco, Kroger and Walmart. As just one symptom, 83 percent of the Top 30 U.S.

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SEC Announces 2022 Examination Priorities: Private Funds, ESG, Retail, Cyber, Digital Assets Top the List

Data Matters

1 Consistent with its recent rulemaking activity, in its accompanying release, the SEC highlighted private funds; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing; retail; cyber; and digital assets as key examination priorities. On March 30, 2022, the U.S.

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Are Data Breaches the New Reality for Retail?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

As digital transformation takes hold, the retail industry is under siege from cyber criminals and nation states attempting to steal consumers’ personal information, credit card data and banking information. While retailers digitally transform their businesses to better serve the higher demands of their customers, they’re being challenged with safeguarding personal data to protect customers, partners and suppliers’ critical information.

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GDPR – the facts and what it means for the retail sector

IT Governance

There are many opportunities within retail, leisure and hospitality for tailored offers and promotions to improve business. For those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors, this has implications for loyalty schemes, as well as for communicating offers, events and promotions. If you’d value a conversation, call the team on +44 (0)333 800 7000 or email our retail sector team for expert advice suited to your business. EU GDPR Retail GDPR GDPR compliance

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ThreatList: Cyber Monday Looms – But Shoppers Oblivious to Top Retail Threats

Threatpost

Online shoppers are blissfully unaware of credit card skimming threats and malicious shopping apps as they head into this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping events.

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Data: E-Retail Hacks More Lucrative Than Ever

Krebs on Security

Traditionally, the average price for card data nabbed from online retailers — referred to in the underground as “ CVVs ” — has ranged somewhere between $2 and $8 per account. In contrast, the value of “ dumps ” — hacker slang for card data swiped from compromised retail stores, hotels and restaurants with the help of malware installed on point-of-sale systems — has long hovered around $15-$20 per card.

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Recent Data Breach Events in China

Hunton Privacy

Staff at a leading Shanghai courier firm, YTO Express, are suspected of selling millions of items of personal information about its customers to online traders, who then sold the information to online retailers. Armed with this information, unscrupulous online retailers can forge customer records, while other businesses can use the information to contact potential customers.

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UK ICO Issues Unprecedented Fine Against Mobile Phone Retailer for Lax Security

Hunton Privacy

On January 8, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner (“ICO”) issued an unprecedented monetary penalty of £400,000 against British mobile phone retailer, The Car Phone Warehouse Limited. In its decision, the ICO meticulously detailed the chronology of events and technical failures that led to the breach.

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Point-of-Sale (POS) Security Measures for 2021

eSecurity Planet

It’s a tough time to be a retailer. Using POS devices for other tasks: Carson said retailers too often allow users to leverage POS systems for common tasks like checking email or surfing the Web.

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The Ocado fire – when disaster recovery becomes real

IT Governance BC

Although share prices showed signs of recovery within a couple of days, more than £1 billion was wiped off the stock market value of the firm, as investors worried that retailers may be less keen to buy into the automated warehouse technology having seen that there is a potential vulnerability.*.

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PCI SSC warns organisations about growing threat of online skimming

IT Governance

The alert, issued in partnership with the Retail & Hospitality ISAC (information sharing and analysis centre [link] ), highlights a recent increase in malware attacks targeting e-commerce websites to gain payment card data. The PCI SSC and the Retail & Hospitality ISAC highlight the threat of: Plugin vulnerabilities; Brute-force login attempts (aka credential stuffing); Phishing scams and other social engineering techniques; and. PCI DSS Retail

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FIFA caught hook, line and sinker in phishing attack

IT Governance

Use our breach readiness checklist to identify areas for improvement and understand how you can prepare to act effectively in the event of a breach. Cyber Security Retail Staff Awareness data breach football phishing phishing attack SportFootball world-governing body FIFA has admitted that its systems suffered a sustained phishing hack earlier this year. In March, more than 70 million documents and 3.4

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Three things to love with Jamf Pro 10.11

Jamf on Retail

To coincide with Apple’s March 25 event, Jamf Pro offers day-zero support for Apple's spring release of operating system updates. Learn more

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Butlin’s Hacked – 34,000 customers affected

IT Governance

Our investigations have not found any evidence of fraudulent activity related to this event, but our data security experts will continue to work around the clock and have improved a number of our security processes.”. Cyber Security RetailButlin’s has suffered a data breach that has affected up to 34,000 of its customers. A spokesperson confirmed that the compromise had taken place over the past 72 hours and was caused by a phishing email.

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Getting Customer Communications Right in Times of Coronavirus

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Across the world, large retail stores and small businesses alike are shutting their doors. International flights and sporting events, conferences and concerts (and everything in between) are being cancelled. Similarly, when a business — such as bank, a supermarket, or retailer — ceases to operate under normal trading conditions and hours, it will naturally want to let its customers know about it.

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COUNTDOWN TO IBM THINK WITH IBM CHAMPION DOUG ANDERSON

Rocket Software

When you are accessing banking info, making flight reservations, purchasing retail you are more likely than not accessing mainframe data with an IBM product. Community Events community IBM IBM Champion IBM THINK Rocket Software

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Episode 205 – Google’s Camille Stewart: InfoSec’s Lack of Diversity is a Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

Companies across industries struggle to find and then retain information security professionals to staff security operations centers (SOCs) and manage the security of networks in sectors like government, healthcare and retail. .

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Reltio Supports Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Clarion Call for Stronger US Customer Data Privacy Laws

Reltio

This sweeping level of visibility is invaluable in the event of a data breach. Uncategorized Business Compliance & GDPR Financial Services & Insurance Healthcare High-Tech & Manufacturing Media & Entertainment Retail & CPG Travel & HospitalityManish Sood, CEO & Founder, Reltio. Apple CEO Tim Cook’s call for a U.S. privacy law , similar to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), is appropriate and timely.

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The Third Modern Data Management Summit: Making Data Work!

Reltio

The event consisted of over 40 sessions and panels featured more than 60 speakers across industries. Speakers represented life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, financial services, consulting services, and hi-tech. Reltio was the Diamond sponsor and host of the event. This year the event offered three tracks – Modern Data Management, Personalize Customer 360 , and Healthcare & Life Sciences. Ankur Gupta, Sr.

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How Card Skimming Disproportionally Affects Those Most In Need

Krebs on Security

When a participant uses a SNAP payment card at an authorized retail store, their SNAP EBT account is debited to reimburse the store for food that was purchased.

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Data Stewards, Say Goodbye to Painful, Rules-based Matching.

Reltio

The event will be held from July 10th to 12th in Chicago. Click here for event details. Business IT B Business B Compliance B Compliance & GDPR B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B IT B Machine Learning B Retail & CPGBring on the data and teach the machine to make your life easier. Too much data, too little time! Today’s data management problem is not one of lack, but that of excess.

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Digital Enterprises: Built on Modern MDM

Reltio

If you missed this event, check out the video presentations here to get the latest buzz in the data management industry (Login: dd19@reltio.com | Password: berightfaster). Business Compliance Customers IT Partners B Business B Data Science B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG DataDriven19Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

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Webinar on the SAFETY Act, Security and Insurance

Hunton Privacy

From physical threats to cyber attacks targeting a wide range of critical infrastructure, companies in diverse sectors, such as the financial, retail, entertainment, energy, transportation, real estate, communications and other areas, face a challenging landscape of risks and potential liabilities. Cybersecurity Events Anti-terrorism Congress Department of Homeland SecurityRecent headlines underscore the security challenges faced by public-facing businesses.

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You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results

Krebs on Security

The leaked data — which included 26 million credit and debit card records taken from hacked online and brick-and-mortar retailers — was ultimately shared with dozens of financial institutions.

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Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Ranked as a Top-Tier Practice by Chambers USA for 8th Consecutive Year

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

A highly talented roster of attorneys advising clients on major data breaches and complex policy matters across a multitude of industries, including retail, automotive and media.”. News & Events Chambers Chambers USA Hogan Lovells privacy law practiceChambers USA recently released its 2019 rankings and we are pleased to announce that Hogan Lovells’ Privacy and Cybersecurity (PaC) practice once again received Band 1 recognition by Chambers USA.

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Spotlight Podcast: At 15 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Grows with Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

Russ Schrader of the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) and Angel Grant of RSA * join us to discuss the history of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and how the event is changing to meet growing demand. . Problems like cyber crime were predictable outgrowths of growing connectivity and convenience – from electronic banking to online retail, Angel Grant of RSA told me. In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by RSA: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Wipro Intruders Targeted Other Major IT Firms

Krebs on Security

The subdomains listed above suggest the attackers may also have targeted American retailer Sears ; Green Dot , the world’s largest prepaid card vendor; payment processing firm Elavon ; hosting firm Rackspace ; business consulting firm Avanade ; IT provider PCM ; and French consulting firm Capgemini , among others. KrebsOnSecurity has reached out to all of these companies for comment, and will update this story in the event any of them respond with relevant information.

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COVID-19 ‘Breach Bubble’ Waiting to Pop?

Krebs on Security

Global lockdowns from COVID-19 have resulted in far fewer fraudsters willing or able to visit retail stores to use their counterfeit cards, and the decreased demand has severely depressed prices in the underground for purloined card data.

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How to Secure Access for your Seasonal Workers

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

As the holiday season approaches, many retail, hospitality, logistics, and food manufacturing organizations hire seasonal workers to meet increasing demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 7% job rise in the retail industry. How to Secure Access for your Seasonal Workers.

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Wawa Breach May Have Compromised More Than 30 Million Payment Cards

Krebs on Security

In the unlikely event any individual customer who has promptly notified their card issuer of fraudulent charges related to this incident is not reimbursed, Wawa will work with them to reimburse them for those charges.” In late December 2019, fuel and convenience store chain Wawa Inc.

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Catches of the Month: Phishing Scams for November 2022

IT Governance

Elsewhere, we assess data breaches at a cancer research facility and the US retailer Bed Bath & Beyond. The US retail store Bed Bath & Beyond recently confirmed that it suffered a data breach after an employee was caught out by a phishing scam.

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FTC Hosts Workshop on Informational Injury

Hunton Privacy

Panelists were presented with two consumer harm and injury hypotheticals (one in a privacy context, based on retail tracking and marketing, and one in a security context, based on unauthorized access to company consumer data) and asked to assess at which stage of the hypothetical they believed consumer injury was taking place. Events Identity Theft Information Security Consumer Protection Federal Trade Commission Privacy

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Coop supermarket closes hundreds of stores after Kaseya supply chain ransomware attack

Security Affairs

This is part of a larger global event aimed at the American software company Kaseya. Several other Swedish and international companies have been affected by the same event.

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Using the online marketplace to enhance customer experience

CGI

Building an online marketplace provides retailers with an opportunity to strengthen their DNA and offer customers a seamless and complementary product and service offering with limited risk. By offering a broader product line, retailers can attract new customers and keep existing ones.

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Experts spotted five malicious Google Chrome extensions used by 1.4M users

Security Affairs

Researchers spotted 5 malicious Google Chrome extensions used to track users’ browsing activity and profit of retail affiliate programs. Below is a step-by-step flow of events while the users navigate to the BestBuy website. .

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QakBot Big Game Hunting continues: the operators drop ProLock ransomware for Egregor

Security Affairs

This ransomware strain emerged in September 2020, but the threat actors behind already managed to lock quite big companies, such as game developers Crytek, booksellers Barnes & Noble, and most recently a retail giant Cencosud from Chile. of victims) and Retail (14.5%).