Digital Transformation In Retail: The Retail Apocalypse

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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

IT Governance

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 

IT Governance

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

Thales eSecurity

Digital transformation (DX) is fundamentally impacting all aspects of the economy across every industry, and nowhere is this truer than in retail. Tools that reduce multi-cloud data security complexity are critical. Data security

How data breaches are affecting the retail industry

IT Governance

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.

Sports retail giant Decathlon leaks 123 million customer and employee records

IT Governance

Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, has suffered a massive data breach, affecting 123 million customer and employee records. Cyber security researchers at vpnMentor found a leaky database on a publicly accessible Elasticsearch server.

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

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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.

Credit card gambling ban: government to meet banks and bookies

IT Governance

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.

Croatia government agencies targeted with news SilentTrinity malware

Security Affairs

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.

Sailing the cyber security waves

IT Governance

However, despite these on-board systems being vital to operations, cyber security isn’t quite as robust as it needs to be, leaving ships vulnerable to attack. The post Sailing the cyber security waves appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

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

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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.

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

IT Governance

Both of these standards are intended for use by software providers, and they expand the scope of the existing PA-DSS (Payment Application Data Security Standard) to address overall security and resilience of payment software. Make sure you’re taking payment security seriously.

Keeping customer data secure during the festive season

IT Governance

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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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. 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.

Data Governance and Business Transformation

Collibra

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

Informatica

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. Data Security

Lessons from the Eurostar hack

IT Governance

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.

Shopping safely over Black Friday and Cyber Monday

IT Governance

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.

JavaScript keylogger sees Vision Direct’s customer data stolen

IT Governance

Security researcher Troy Mursch posted on Twitter that the attack was carried out via a JavaScript keylogger, which essentially logs what website visitors are typing. The post JavaScript keylogger sees Vision Direct’s customer data stolen appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Protect yourself and your customers from formjacking

IT Governance

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

11 cyber security predictions for 2020

IT Governance

Almost everyone wants to know what the future has in store – particularly when it comes to cyber security. With that in mind, Geraint Williams, IT Governance’s chief information security officer, discusses his cyber security predictions in the upcoming year.

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Major data leak at Cathay Pacific

IT Governance

Cathay took action by involving the relevant authorities, bringing in external expertise from a cyber security company and strengthening its IT security measures. Take the quiz >> The post Major data leak at Cathay Pacific appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Card Factory allowed customer photos to be exposed publicly

IT Governance

After recently being made aware of this issue, we have applied a security update to our website to ensure it cannot happen again. Card Factory says security measures are in place to protect user information. Understand your cyber security environment.

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

IT Governance

The incident is still being investigated by the National Crime Agency and National Cyber Security Centre , with a skimming script that scraped data from online payment forms thought to be the cause.

SHARED INTEL: How digital certificates could supply secure identities for enterprise blockchains

The Last Watchdog

Evidence continues to mount that blockchain technology holds the potential to democratize commerce on a global scale, while at the same time vastly improving privacy and security in the digital age. Blockchain gave rise to Bitcoin.

Radisson Rewards programme breached

IT Governance

In its announcement, the group said : All impacted member accounts have been secured and flagged to monitor for any potential unauthorized behavior. The post Radisson Rewards programme breached appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

How Lush could have protected its till system

IT Governance

Lush could have avoided this predicament by implementing an ISMS (information security management system) aligned to ISO 27001 , the international standard for information security. The post How Lush could have protected its till system appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

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Marriott Starwood hack affects 500 million customers

IT Governance

Marriott has reported that it became aware of the breach in September this year, when it was alerted by an internal security tool regarding an attempt to access the Starwood database in the US. The post Marriott Starwood hack affects 500 million customers appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

PCI SSC warns organisations about growing threat of online skimming

IT Governance

Organisations that accept online payments must urgently address the threat of web-based skimming, the PCI SSC (Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council) has warned. The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) outlines everything organisations need detect online skimming.

FIFA caught hook, line and sinker in phishing attack

IT Governance

Football world-governing body FIFA has admitted that its systems suffered a sustained phishing hack earlier this year. However, this statement doesn’t reflect the scale of the breach, or provide assurances of the organisation’s cyber security programme.

Customers lose confidence – data breaches aren’t just about fines

IT Governance

Not just because regulations and standards such as the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) demand it, not just because of the impact a breach has on daily operations, but because there is now statistical proof that customers will abandon brands that suffer a breach. Human error remains the leading cause of data breaches, so creating a cyber security culture in the workplace is the best defensive strategy.

Safely adopting technology in the hospitality industry

IT Governance

Management teams and front-of-house staff alike need to be familiar with the tools and their functions, as well as the associated information security landscape. PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). Information security.

Australia banned Huawei from 5G network due to security concerns

Security Affairs

Chinese-owned telecommunications firm Huawei has been banned from Australia’s 5G network due to security concerns. The Australian government considers risky the involvement of Huawei for the rolling out of next-generation 5G communication networks.

Robot receptionists aren’t the answer: Why the hotel industry should rethink its approach to smart technology

IT Governance

However, there’s a growing perception that all this gadgetry is a distraction from the fundamentals of the hotel business: ensuring that guests’ privacy is intact and their information is secure. Focus on security. Security and privacy are huge issues. Robot security.

Does artificial intelligence mean artificial security?

Thales eSecurity

The price you pay for this breakfast increases radically with poor security. It is critical that you plan for data security that upholds your security posture in all geographies. How will you secure AI data in the cloud? Data security

E-learning: the effective way to train your team

IT Governance

It is widely acknowledged that the retail and hospitality industries experience high staff turnover: frontline roles are often filled by temporary, young or part-time staff, the hours can be long and unsociable and the work can be physically demanding.

Heathrow Airport fined £120,000 for data breach

IT Governance

The ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) has fined Heathrow Airport £120,000 for failing to secure sensitive personal data after a member of public found an unencrypted USB stick containing data about the airport’s staff.

Credit card breach at Planet Hollywood’s parent company

IT Governance

Earl Enterprises didn’t confirm how many customers were affected, but security researcher Brian Krebs, who discovered the breach, estimates that 2.15 Earl Enterprises says the incident has now been “contained”, adding that it’s “continuing to work diligently with security experts on further remediation efforts. Breaches and Hacks Retail data breach

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Gambling trade bodies are creating a powerful lobbying group amid strengthening regulations

IT Governance

The UK government has been heavily criticised for not doing enough to curb the growing gambling culture – including by those within the party. She singled out MP Philip Davies, who she accused of defying her policy by securing a deal to delay the restrictions on FOBTs.

QR Codes: The future with no security shake up

Thales eSecurity

The development of chip and PIN addressed concerns over security, before the emergence of contactless catered to consumer demands for greater convenience. QR codes, already widely used in Asia, will eventually make their way to the rest of the world, offering merchants and consumers alike a simple and secure means of carrying out transactions. New technologies, particularly in advances in payments, will inevitably bring with them new security concerns. Data security