Third-Party APIs: How to Prevent Enumeration Attacks

Threatpost

Jason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence, walks through online-retail card fraud and what to do about it.

How to Win Customers and Drive Loyalty With Data

Reltio

Do you find yourself wondering how to win customers in this hyper-competitive, always-on era? In a day and age when it's incredibly easy for customers to switch providers or change loyalties, only customer experience can save you. How to Win Customers: Data Unlocks the Door .

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How To Keep Cybersecure Over the Holidays

Adam Levin

The number of people willing to use their personal devices for holiday shopping has also increased as a result of the pandemic. It’s a good idea to prepare for cybercrime, and whenever possible avoid becoming a victim of it. Also pay attention to detail.

How to Avoid Spam—Using Disposable Contact Information

WIRED Threat Level

The next time you sign up for a coupon code or retail promotion, use these apps to avoid spam text and email messages. Security Security / Privacy

7 Holiday Security Tips for Retailers

Dark Reading

It's the most wonderful time of the year - and hackers are ready to pounce. Here's how to prevent them from wreaking holiday havoc

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. According to The British Retail Consortium’s 2019 Retail Crime Survey , large organisations invested £162 million in cyber defences in the 2017­–18 financial year, an increase of 17% on 2017. Are retailers investing wisely? Retail

How to build smarter data integration in a multicloud world

IBM Big Data Hub

Let’s say you’re the Chief Technology Officer of a bank or retailer struggling to infuse AI that aims to improve customer experiences. You likely face three main challenges

Securing Retail Networks for an Omnichannel Future

Dark Reading

Retailers who haphazardly move to digital from a brick-and-mortar environment can leave their businesses open to significant cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Here's how to avoid the pitfalls

As Hackers Target Mobile Payment Apps, Here's How to Keep Them at Bay

Dark Reading

A little vigilance helps retailers reduce and prevent three of the most common kinds of mobile app fraud

Information Security and Compliance Through the Prism of Healthcare and Retail

AIIM

Organizations must focus strategically on how to manage digital content and understand that: 1) end-users are consuming technology differently; 2) consumer devices are being increasingly used as “on-ramps” to digital workflows; and 3) how you secure the scan and capture process becomes increasingly important. Let’s explore how these concepts relate to two specific industries – healthcare and retail. Want to find out more?

Aggah: How to run a botnet without renting a Server (for more than a year)

Security Affairs

Experts from Yoroi-Cybaze ZLab have spotted new attack attempts directed to some Italian companies operating in the Retail sector linked to Aggah campaign. For this reason, the Cybaze-Yoroi ZLab team decided to dissect this last Aggah campaign and track its latest variations.

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How to Take Your Business to The Next Level with Data Intelligence

erwin

Data Intelligence is the analysis of multifaceted data to be used by companies to improve products and services offered and better support investments and business strategies in place. It also differs from business intelligence since its goal is to augment future endeavors and plans.

Customer Experience Trends: How To Stand Out From the Crowd

Reltio

Customer experience trends might change from time to time, but the central component remains steady: The customer must be at the heart of every business decision that you make. Every facet of business has changed to adapt to the Experience Economy. The Road to Connected CX.

BEST PRACTICES: How to protect yourself from the enduring scourge of malvertising

The Last Watchdog

Malvertising has become enmeshed in the highly dynamic online advertising, shopping and banking ecosystem we’ve come to rely on. It has accomplished this by leveraging the openness of the browsers on our go-to computing devices, namely our smartphones and PCs. Malvertising code often circulates in tiny iframes, the HTML element that enables objects to appear on a webpage without changing the page. There are endless ways for them to hack into websites and ad networks directly.

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Optimizing Analytics in Retail with Geospatial Data

Perficient Data & Analytics

Predictive analytics solutions have incorporated the fundamentals of location-based analytics for years, but these were typically cumbersome tools that were confined to small groups of specialists. With the abundance of location data generated from smart phones and connected devices, the potential of geospatial data has expanded dramatically, especially in the retail industry. It’s important to answer the following questions: Which customers meet our target profile?

How to trade digitally with your small suppliers

OpenText Information Management

For the largest retailers, getting their suppliers to comply to their digital trading requirements is as easy as imposing hefty fines for non-compliance. But for most retailers, the all stick, no carrots approach may not work. Most businesses will do better when they focus on building collaborative relationships to streamline business processes. This blog examines … The post How to trade digitally with your small suppliers appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Cross-Post from Out of the Stacks: How to Convert Your Home Movie Tapes to Digital

The Texas Record

The Talking Book Program, the Library Development Network and the State Librarian himself, Mark Smith all use the blog format to communicate with the people and agencies who rely on us. I consider all of these blogs to be siblings of The Texas Record. DV) to connect to your computer.

City & County of Denver: How to redesign a document-intensive business process – Part 2

TAB OnRecord

When Colorado approved the retail sale of marijuana in 2013, the City & County of Denver was hit with a massive influx of applications from hopeful retailers. In a two-part blog post we show how they dealt with the backlog and redesigned their business process in the new era of legalized marijuana sales. The post City & County of Denver: How to redesign a document-intensive business process – Part 2 appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord.

The race for corporate banks to catch up with their retail peers

CGI

The race for corporate banks to catch up with their retail peers. Corporate and transaction banks (CTBs) face the challenge of delivering services equivalent to those offered by their retail bank peers. Over the last few years, there has been a big drive to digitize the retail bank; and, of course, across Europe, all banks have had to make their data available to third parties that offer bank consumer services in response to PSD2 and open banking.

City & County of Denver: How to redesign a document-intensive business process – Part 1

TAB OnRecord

When Colorado approved the retail sale of marijuana in 2013, the City & County of Denver was hit with a massive influx of applications from hopeful retailers. In a two-part blog post we show how they dealt with the backlog and redesigned their [.] The post City & County of Denver: How to redesign a document-intensive business process – Part 1 appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord.

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success. Is the hype around the retail store being dead simply that, hype? Retailers that are thriving in today’s disrupted and highly competitive environment have transformed the role of the brick-and-mortar store to effectively bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds. One of the largest sporting goods retailers is a good case in point.

How to Gain Valuable Insights from Untapped Data Using AI

Perficient Data & Analytics

You probably know your organization needs to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to take advantage of the deluge of data that mobile and digital users are creating, but do you know why or how? LEGACY ANALYTICS METHODS AREN’T EQUIPPED TO PROCESS ALL DATA TYPES. Traditional analytics methods can interpret structured data, but without an AI solution it’s challenging to analyze unstructured data in an efficient, meaningful way. Retail.

‘People are strange, when you’re a stranger’: A retail bank view into artificial intelligence

CGI

‘People are strange, when you’re a stranger’: A retail bank view into artificial intelligence. For as long as there have been banks, there have been bank customers expecting banks to know all about them the moment they call, log in, or walk through the door. The good news is that we are getting ever closer to this expectation becoming a reality. This is great news for banks looking to generate sustainable revenue streams. What data is the customer willing to share?

How to Secure Wins and Motivate People – Records Management as Customer Service

The Texas Record

Short of those individuals who either report to you or who you work with directly, you are surrounded by potential “problem children”— those unwilling to release their records for archiving or disposal— and prospective records management converts. The inherent question for many records managers tasked with running an effective records management programs in a decentralized records management environment is, “ How do I motivate people to listen, participate, and manage their records?”

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success. Is the hype around the retail store being dead simply that, hype? Retailers that are thriving in today’s disrupted and highly competitive environment have transformed the role of the brick-and-mortar store to effectively bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds. One of the largest sporting goods retailers is a good case in point.

Avoid Becoming Digital Prey: How to Optimize Operations to Transform Your Business

Perficient Data & Analytics

Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed. Today’s organizations are transforming their entire business – from strategy to operations, technology to culture – to better deliver value to their customers. We’ve compiled the top 10 trends leaders needed to know when it comes to their digital transformation journey. So, what does it take to optimize operations, processes and systems?

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How to compete in the cybersecurity talent tug of war

CGI

How to compete in the cybersecurity talent tug of war. By 2022, the cyber talent gap is estimated to exceed 1.8 In all industry verticals we continue to hear about more companies and government agencies suffering from cyber-related breaches and ransomware attacks. Additionally, IT security jobs are no longer limited to the technology industry, as law enforcement, commercial retailers, and other sectors are all pulling from this same limited pool of resources.

Young Automotive Group Digitizes HR Processes with DocuWare

Document Imaging Report

“I was on the phone with a new hire instructing how to fill out our digital forms. When I told him I already got the form on my end, he was impressed by how quickly our system works.”. Contributed News case study ECM HR RetailHe pressed the button and the form disappeared.” — SharRee Shupe, HR Generalist. Young Automotive Group, Layton, UT. DocuWare_CaseStudy_YoungAutomotiveGroup_FINAL_RSD version.

Adidas data breach

IT Governance

In its statement , Adidas said: “According to the preliminary investigation, the limited data includes contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords. Adidas has no reason to believe that any credit card or fitness information of those consumers was impacted.”. It is essential that organisations know how to respond appropriately to a cyber security incident. Cyber Security EU GDPR Retail

Fortnum & Mason customers’ personal data exposed in breach

IT Governance

Unfortunately, world-famous retailer Fortnum & Mason was recently let down by a weak link – survey company Typeform – that exposed the personal data of 23,000 of its customers. A statement from Fortnum & Mason said: “At 17.26pm on Friday 29 June, Typeform , a company that provides services that we have used in the past to collect survey responses and voting preferences, notified us that they had suffered a data breach and unfortunately some of our data had been compromised.

Radisson Rewards programme breached

IT Governance

According to Radisson, less than 10% of its members were impacted. In its announcement, the group said : All impacted member accounts have been secured and flagged to monitor for any potential unauthorized behavior. While the ongoing risk to your Radisson Rewards account is low, please monitor your account for any suspicious activity. Trying to deal with the fallout from the breach while maintaining daily operations is a challenge for any organisation, regardless of size.

CCTV and the GDPR – an overview for small businesses

IT Governance

As of 25 May 2018, organisations that use CCTV to capture images of individuals are processing personal data as defined by the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and must comply with the Regulation’s requirements. If your business uses CCTV – whether for security or employee monitoring purposes – and you’re unsure about your obligations under the new law and how they differ from those of the DPA (Data Protection Act) 1998, this blog outlines some of the areas you need to consider.

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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. There’s a good chance that organisations and individuals have been compromised and aren’t yet aware, because the attacks are designed to draw as little attention to themselves as possible. How does online skimming work? PCI DSS Retail

The Ocado fire – when disaster recovery becomes real

IT Governance

The recent fire at Ocado has been a devastating blow to the company and the local community. Hundreds of firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze; the smoke billowed for more than 48 hours, darkening the Hampshire sky; surrounding homes and businesses were evacuated due to the risk of explosion, and those further afield advised to keep windows and doors shut; and some firefighters needed treatment for smoke inhalation.

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British Airways breach affects 380,000 customers

IT Governance

BA’s CEO, Alex Cruz, said: “At the moment, our number one purpose is contacting those customers that made those transactions to make sure they contact their credit card bank providers so they can follow their instructions on how to manage that breach of data.”. He continued: “The moment that actual customer data had been compromised, that’s when we began immediate communication to our customers”, but it seems that many found of via news outlets first.

How Lush could have protected its till system

IT Governance

In November, Lush – the high-street store known for its fragrant, eco-friendly beauty products – temporarily lost the ability to take card transactions after a member of the IT team “ deleted the till system by accident ”. However, although it has not been confirmed, it’s highly likely that Lush’s takings were hit hard by its inability to process card payments. recommends that organisations carry out risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities.

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Bluetooth Overlay Skimmer That Blocks Chip

Krebs on Security

As a total sucker for anything skimming-related, I was interested to hear from a reader working security for a retail chain in the United States who recently found Bluetooth-enabled skimming devices placed over top of payment card terminals at several stores.

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

IT Governance

The hospitality sector has been clamouring for technological innovation recently, with organisations eager to find novel ways to improve the customer experience. But that’s just one example of cutting-edge technology sweeping the hotel industry, with many organisations leveraging IoT (Internet of Things) and other ‘smart’ tech to give customers a taste of the future. They just need to find the right balance. Part of the issue relates to budget.

How the PSD2 helps prevent payment card data breaches

IT Governance

The legislation has been implemented to prevent fraud and to keep customers’ payment details secure during in-store, online and card-not-present transactions. The PSD2 toughens the verification system for card-not-present payments, requiring transactions to be confirmed with strong authentication. This process requires users to provide two or more pieces of information to access an account. That brings us to our second point. Retail PSD2

MY TAKE: Agile cryptography is coming, now that ‘attribute-based encryption’ is ready for prime time

The Last Watchdog

Encryption agility is going to be essential as we move forward with digital transformation. All of the technical innovation cybersecurity vendors are churning out to deal with ever-expanding cyber risks, at the end of the day, come down to protecting encrypted data. Now comes something called attribute-based encryption, or ABE, a new approach to encrypting data that holds the potential to infuse agility into how encryption gets done online.