Digital Transformation In Retail: The Retail Apocalypse


Much like the hospitality industry , digital transformation in retail has been a huge driver of change. In fact, the retail market was expected to grow by more than 3 percent in 2018 , unemployment is low, and wages are at least stable.

Retailers increase cyber security spending, but attacks continue to rise

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The UK’s biggest retailers are spending more than ever on cyber security but are continuing to see an alarming rise in cyber attacks and data breaches due to the ever-evolving threat landscape, a report has found. Are retailers investing wisely? Retail

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DPIAs for retail and hospitality 

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It’s relevant for everyone, including retail and hospitality. Retail and hospitality organisations will likely need to conduct several to cover all their processes, both new and existing. Common activities for retail and hospitality requiring DPIAs. To give an idea of what activities may require a DPIA in real terms for the retail and hospitality sectors, here is a non-exhaustive list: CCTV.

Retail has a multi-cloud problem…with sensitive data

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Digital transformation (DX) is fundamentally impacting all aspects of the economy across every industry, and nowhere is this truer than in retail. Analysis of this year’s results showed that the percentage of retailers increasing IT security spending declined.

How data breaches are affecting the retail industry

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Only time will tell – and we may not have to wait long – but in the meantime, what is the impact of data breaches in the retail industry, and what needs to be done to mitigate them? Despite the prospect of fines and other penalties, many retailers are still not PCI-compliant.

It’s time to think twice about retail loyalty programs

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As I was starting to write this blog, yet another retail program data breach occurred, for Marriott’s Starwood loyalty program. What I’d originally planned to write about was a topic that directly applies – why retailers of all stripes are not investing in data security.

Credit card gambling ban: government to meet banks and bookies

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Wright continued: “The government will not hesitate to act if businesses don’t continue to make progress in this area and do all they can to ensure vulnerable people are protected.

Digital Transformation in Municipal Government: The Hidden Force Powering Smart Cities


When you think of real-time, data-driven experiences and modern applications to accomplish tasks faster and easier, your local town or city government probably doesn’t come to mind. But municipal government is starting to embrace digital transformation and therefore data governance.

Digital Transformation Examples: Three Industries Dominating Digital Transformation


The following three examples highlight the extent to which digital transformation is reshaping the nature of business and government and how we – as a society – interact with the world. Digital Transformation in Retail. Digital Transformation in Municipal Government.

Top 10 Data Governance Trends for 2020: Data’s Real Value Comes Into Focus


Understanding the data governance trends for the year ahead will give business leaders and data professionals a competitive edge … Happy New Year! Regulatory compliance and data breaches have driven the data governance narrative during the past few years.

Croatia government agencies targeted with news SilentTrinity malware

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Croatia government agencies have been targeted by unknown hackers with a new piece of malware tracked as SilentTrinity. Between February and April, allegedly state-sponsored hackers have launched a spear-phishing campaign against government agencies.

#ModernDataMasters: Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach


Nicola Askham is the leading data governance training provider in the UK with over 16 years of experience and research in the field. She delivers training and consulting to major organisations to help them implement full data governance frameworks. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

Data Governance and Business Transformation


Collibra organized a Data Governance and Business Transformation seminar in Paris recently, bringing together data managers from the financial, retail, transportation, and logistics industries. What Forrester describes as “Data Governance 2.0” Governance Across the Enterprise.

Trusted Customer Engagement with Data Governance and Privacy by Design


Examples include organizations driving disruptive innovations in retail (Amazon), transportation (Uber), hospitality (Airbnb) and entertainment (Netflix). It is critical to make data governance and privacy foundational for customer engagement. Customers today have high expectations.

Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

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Lessons from the Eurostar hack

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The post Lessons from the Eurostar hack appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Security Data Protection EU GDPR PCI DSS Retail data breach TravelLast month, cross-Channel rail service Eurostar discovered that it had suffered a hacking attempt between 15 and 19 October 2018.

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

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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. The ICO, in its public announcement of the decision, emphasized the importance of the Privacy by Design principle included in the GDPR, which requires companies to ensure that strong IT governance and information security measures are in place, tested and refreshed to comply with the provisions of the law.

Shopping safely over Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost upon us, kickstarting what retailers hope will be a successful trading period. However, retailers offering both a physical and digital presence stand to gain the most, as the omnichannel approach is favoured by 69% of UK-based survey respondents.

Protect yourself and your customers from formjacking

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Online retailers and other organisations using ecommerce functionality must prepare for the threat of formjacking, Symantec has warned , after detecting 3.7 Cyber Security Retail formjacking

JavaScript keylogger sees Vision Direct’s customer data stolen

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The post JavaScript keylogger sees Vision Direct’s customer data stolen appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Breaches and Hacks Cyber Security RetailContact lens supplier Vision Direct has released information about a data breach it suffered earlier this month.

PCI SSC warns organisations about growing threat of online skimming

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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. PCI DSS Retail

BA data breach: 565,000 customers may have been affected

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The post BA data breach: 565,000 customers may have been affected appeared first on IT Governance Blog. BreachReady Cyber Security Data Protection EU GDPR Retail Airport British Airways data breach fines GDPR test

Radisson Rewards programme breached

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It Governance’s free webinars cover the GDPR, the PCI DSS, staff awareness and more, helping organisations understand how to become cyber resilient. The post Radisson Rewards programme breached appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Marriott Starwood hack affects 500 million customers

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The post Marriott Starwood hack affects 500 million customers appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Security Data Protection PCI DSS Retail Breaches and Hacks data breach Hack travel and tourism

#ModernDataMasters: Mike Evans, Chief Technology Officer


It will be possible to put more emphasis on the people, process and data governance which really make MDM live and breathe.”. We teach that problem solving is at the core of MDM, and how important data governance principles are regardless of the configuration of the underpinning technology.”.

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Card Factory allowed customer photos to be exposed publicly

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The issue demonstrates how easy it is for retailers to experience cyber security incidents, and how important it is that they are prepared to respond. Cyber Security EU GDPR Retail data breach

Reltio Cloud – Your Key to a Successful SAP S/4HANA Migration


Reltio Cloud also acts as the governance platform to address the data quality problems before S/4HANA ingestion. Guy Vorster, Principal Solutions Consultant, Reltio. Weekends don’t get any more entertaining than a good game of rugby.

The PCI SSC’s new software security standards – what you need to know

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In the interim, all current payment applications will continue to be governed under the PA-DSS programme until the expiry date for those applications is reached. IT Governance offers a range of support services to help organisations comply with the requirements of the PCI SSC.

Major data leak at Cathay Pacific

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No organisation that handles personal data can afford to be complacent, and IT Governance urges everyone to understand the risks and be prepared for them to materialise. Take the quiz >> The post Major data leak at Cathay Pacific appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Is Your Customer Experience Future-Ready?


A enterprise-wide Customer 360 solution makes it easier for organizations to comply with regulations, by creating a single source of customer information blending profile, interaction, and transaction data from all sources, complete with data governance and trace-ability to meet all compliance needs.

FIFA caught hook, line and sinker in phishing attack

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Football world-governing body FIFA has admitted that its systems suffered a sustained phishing hack earlier this year. The post FIFA caught hook, line and sinker in phishing attack appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

The Ocado fire – when disaster recovery becomes real

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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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Safely adopting technology in the hospitality industry

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The post Safely adopting technology in the hospitality industry appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Resilience Cyber Security Data Protection PCI DSS Retail Staff Awareness Training hospitality hotelsThe hospitality sector has embraced consumer-facing technology.

Keeping customer data secure during the festive season

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Although the ONS (Office for National Statistics) reported that retail sales fell to a six-month low in October because of reduced levels of disposable income, Black Friday is predicted to create a £10 billion shopping spree in the UK that will continue until Christmas Eve.

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How Lush could have protected its till system

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The post How Lush could have protected its till system appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Resilience Cyber Security ISO 27001 Retail Business Continuity Information security information security management system ISMS risk assessment

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Sailing the cyber security waves

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The post Sailing the cyber security waves appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Security Data Protection ISO 27001 Retail Staff Awareness Cruise operators Freight Maritime industry Shipping Travel travel and tourismShips have experienced a digital transformation in recent years.

Retailer Sued over Allegations that Background Check Consent Form Includes Extraneous Information

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As reported in the Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog : On November 2, 2015, a putative class action was filed against retailer Big Lots Stores, Inc. Failure to comply with the FCRA can result in state or federal government enforcement actions, as well as private lawsuits.