Clothing Retailer H&M Told to Wear $41 Million GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

Employee Surveillance Violations Trigger Germany's Biggest Privacy Fine to Date Privacy regulators in Germany have slammed clothing retailer H&M with a $41 million fine for collecting and retaining private employee data in violation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

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Taking a Neighborhood Watch Approach to Retail Cybersecurity

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Bugcrowd CTO Casey Ellis covers new cybersecurity challenges for online retailers.

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Legendary Help: Modernizing the retail customer experience

Rocket Software

Unfortunately, it has created issues for retailers, as they need modern and agile mobile and web-friendly interfaces for shopping. . A Rocket customer, who provides retail management software to companies across the globe needed help creating more user-friendly web and mobile portals.

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. One important fact is getting lost among all of the talk of “the retail apocalypse” and myriad stories about increasingly empty shopping malls: there’s a lot of money to be made in retail. 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.

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm

Threatpost

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Hack of Japanese Retailer Exposes 460,000 Customer Accounts

Data Breach Today

Fast Retailing Says Credential Stuffing Suspected Fast Retailing, the parent company of several of Japan's biggest retail clothing chains, is warning customers of an attack that exposed email addresses and partial credit card information of more than 460,000 of the company's customers.

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Magecart Spies Payment Cards From Retailer Vision Direct

Data Breach Today

Card-Sniffing JavaScript Posed as Google Analytics Script on Retailer's Sites Online contact lens retailer Vision Direct says it suffered a data breach that exposed customers' names and complete payment card details. Researchers say fake Google Analytics JavaScript designed to capture card details appears to have been planted by the prolific cybercrime gangs known as Magecart

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Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud hit by Egregor Ransomware

Security Affairs

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted operations at its stores, Egregor ransomware appears to be involved. BleepingComputer was the first to confirm that the retail giant was hit by Egregor ransomware after it obtained the ransom note.

Facial Recognition Is Coming to Retail

Schneier on Security

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Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

Orvis , a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several weeks last month, exposing credentials the company used to manage everything from firewalls and routers to administrator accounts and database servers, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States.

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. The post Retail Privacy Network appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog.

Digital transformation in retail

OpenText Information Management

Digital transformation can deliver incredible results but some organizations can be blinded by the potential of digital technologies and miss the important … The post Digital transformation in retail appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Digital Transformation Omni-Channel customer experiece Customer Service dam digital asset management digital transformation omni-channel retail

High-Severity Cisco Flaw Found in CMX Software For Retailers

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Cisco fixed high-severity flaws tied to 67 CVEs overall, including ones found inits AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client and in its RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W small business routers. Vulnerabilities

A Hacker's Holiday: How Retailers Can Avoid Black Friday Cyber Threats

Dark Reading

27, online retailers of all sizes will find out if their e-commerce capabilities are ready for prime time or not Starting on Nov.

Retail execution with SAP DAM

OpenText Information Management

The battle is called retail execution. Securing shelf space is not cheap and persuading retailers to take your products means convincing them your product is … The post Retail execution with SAP DAM appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Customer Experience Management Enterprise Content Management Information Management Omni-Channel cem dam digital asset management Hybris OpenText Retail Execution SAP SAP Customer Experience SAP DAM

Shifts in the Retail Fraud Landscape

Data Breach Today

has transformed the card fraud landscape, with a major shift to online channels, says Shamoun Siddiqui, CISO at retailer Neiman Marcus Shamoun Siddiqui, CISO at Neiman Marcus, Highlights Emerging Fraud Schemes The rollout of EMV in the U.S.

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Retail Fraud Spikes Ahead of the Holidays

Dark Reading

Researchers note massive increases in retail goods for sale on the black market, retail phishing sites, and malicious applications and social media profiles

DXC Technology highlighting latest retail capabilities during NRF 2020

DXC

Reports of the retail industry’s imminent demise are widespread, not to mention incorrect. There’s no question the retail industry is transforming: New technology, evolving consumer behavior and disruptive new innovators are redefining the retail experience in new and exciting ways. But statistics gathered by the National Retail Federation show that retail isn’t on the decline. […]. Consumer Products & Retail NRF

Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading

The retail giant discovered malicious code designed to capture customer data planted on its payment page

Four important questions that AI can help retailers answer

OpenText Information Management

In my previous blog, I looked at how quickly Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a part of the retail experience. So, where can AI most help retailers? Here’s four questions I think a combination … The post Four important questions that AI can help retailers answer appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Industry analysts agree that 2018 will be the year that AI brings top and bottom line benefits to innovative companies.

PCI Security Council, Retail ISAC Warn Retailers on Magecart Attacks

Dark Reading

Online card-skimming activities grew sharply this summer fueled by the availability of attack kits and other factors, Malwarebytes says

8 Holiday Security Tips for Retailers

Dark Reading

Here's how retailers can protect their businesses from attackers and scammers hoping to wreak havoc during the most wonderful time of the year

Cybercriminals Target Budding Cannabis Retailers

Dark Reading

Companies in the young, rapidly growing industry are targeted for sensitive information they store and immature security practices

Ron Lewis makes retail sense with analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

This story is part of Analytics Heroes , a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics

Retail in 2019 needs security precautions

Thales eSecurity

As the retail industry follows suit with today’s digital transformation, customer expectations are at an all-time high. Retailers are looking to address these demands with interconnected experiences to give customers more personalized and immediate experiences both in-stores and online. They might at first glance, but retailers are now exposing themselves to a whole host of security risks as these connected shopping technologies evolve.

Collaboration (not cost) must drive supplier relations in retail

OpenText Information Management

The relationship between retailers and suppliers has not always been the greatest. The drive for the best possible prices has led to retailers failing to receive the optimum value from their supply chain. However, the huge challenges facing much of the retail sector mean we need a new, … The post Collaboration (not cost) must drive supplier relations in retail appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Examining the future of retail bank branches post pandemic

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Examining the future of retail bank branches post pandemic. This CGI blog post discusses the future of the traditional retail bank branch once the COVID 19 pandemic ends. shobana.lv@cgi.com. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 02:20

Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

Security Affairs

Retail giant Home Depot has agreed to a $17.5 The US largest home improvement retailer giant Home Depot agrees to $17.5 According to the US retailer the payment card information of approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide.

Managing HR in The Retail Sector in the COVID-19 World

InfoGoTo

A good example of implementing these changes can be found with HR in the retail sector. Traditional retailers, those with physical storefronts, had struggled before COVID-19. Then the pandemic hit and most retailers were declared non-essential and shut down.

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical

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Overall, across all retail programs, more than 18 percent of all bug bounty submissions are critical in severity, a new Bugcrowd report found. IoT Mobile Security Most Recent ThreatLists bug bounty Bugcrowd Bugcrowd’s 2019 State of Retail Cybersecurity report point of sale retail Retail Security

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

Why small retailers are flocking to this EDI solution

OpenText Information Management

It simplifies and improves commerce between trading partners by automating or streamlining business processes, such as electronic procurement, … The post Why small retailers are flocking to this EDI solution appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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.

How Retailers Can Fight Fraud and Abuse This Holiday Season

Dark Reading

Online shopping will be more popular than ever with consumers. and with malicious actors too

Number of Retailers Impacted by Breaches Doubles

Dark Reading

The retail race for digital transformation is being run without the safety of security measures

How my Apple Watch gave me a window into a world of IoT in Retail

OpenText Information Management

So far, the Retail sector has been slow to embrace IoT but it’s beginning to happen. Buying an Apple … The post How my Apple Watch gave me a window into a world of IoT in Retail appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics B2B Integration Business Network Customer Experience Management Omni-Channel Supply Chain Customer Experience internet of things IoT retail supply chain supply chain collaboration

Holiday Shoppers Beware: 100K Malicious Sites Found Posing as Well-Known Retailers

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Web Security copycat sites Fraud holiday shopping Let's Encrypt Phishing retail tls valid certificatesThe copycat sites are using valid certificates to be more convincing.

Top 6 predictive analytics software benefits for the Retail industry in 2019

OpenText Information Management

The retail industry is extremely competitive with traditional brick-and-mortar retailers under pressure from online services such as Amazon. Predictive analytics offers huge benefits for retailers as it helps them turn Big Data into actionable insight to better understand and connect with their customers. … The post Top 6 predictive analytics software benefits for the Retail industry in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Winning in retail with IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

IBM Big Data Hub

From reading the news headlines of yet another retail chain closing its stores, one can easily be left with the impression that we’re in a retail apocalypse. But in reality, the overall retail industry is very strong and healthy — especially online

Jamf Now hits Apple Retail Stores

Jamf

The Jamf Now Getting Started Kit is now available in Apple Retail Stores — making Jamf Now the only mobile device management (MDM) solution sold through Apple Retail. Get the full details

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