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.

Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States. The company has approximately 1,700 employees, 69 retail stores and 10 outlets in the US, and 18 retail stores in the UK. Security cameras.

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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

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.

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

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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

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical

Threatpost

Overall, across all retail programs, more than 18 percent of all bug bounty submissions are critical in severity, a new Bugcrowd report found.

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

Threatpost

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.

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Retailers Face Many Challenges, Data Security Doesn’t Have to be One of the Them

Thales eSecurity

Retailers and shoppers are leveraging and enjoying many benefits data sharing brings: loyalty programs, personalized experiences, easier product location and ordering, online shopping, mobile access and the list goes on. trillion (and rising) estimated in retail sales. Data security

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

Legendary Help: Supporting retailers with efficient and secure payment systems

Rocket Software

Like any software, POS systems need constant updates to remain optimized and secure. In the case of one Rocket client, an IT solutions provider that supplies point-of-sale solutions to thousands of retailers in the U.S., Keeping businesses running is a team effort.

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

Retail Sector Second-Worst Performer on Application Security

Dark Reading

A "point-in-time" approach to PCI compliance could be one reason why so many retailers appear to be having a hard time

Retail Cyberattacks Set to Soar 20% in 2019 Holiday Season

Threatpost

A couple of factors this year are making the 2019 holiday shopping season a circus for cybercriminals when it comes to cyberattacks against retail orgs. Podcasts Web Security cyberattack cybercrime emotet holiday shopping holiday shopping security malware Online Security ransomware retail

Number of Retailers Impacted by Breaches Doubles

Dark Reading

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

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

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.

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.

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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

Retail Banks’ Lofty Goals and Where to Start

InfoGoTo

Retail banks in the United States face a whole host of challenges including customer confidence, regulatory compliance, attracting new customers, cybersecurity, utilizing big data and mastering social media, to name a few. Given these challenges, it’s not so surprising that retail banks would align their priorities with these challenges. According to an article by The Financial Brand , retail banks’ top priorities include: using big data, AI and advanced analytics.

Connected Customer 360 Profiles for Retail & Luxury Brands

Reltio

3 Things Data Innovators at Retail & Luxury Brands Have in Common. Retail and luxury brand leaders may use different terms to describe customers, including “clients” or “guests.” These are the customer data silos of a retailer that’s undergoing a transformation.

Are Data Breaches the New Reality for Retail?

Thales eSecurity

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. retailers experiencing a breach in the last year.

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.

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. compliance healthcare scanning information security information capture retail

It’s time to think twice about retail loyalty programs

Thales eSecurity

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.

How Amazon and Walmart Could Fix IoT Security

Data Breach Today

Bruce Schneier Says Pressure on Retailers Could Fix Insecure IoT Supply Chains IoT devices can be made cheaply and quickly. But as a result, they may lack adequate security features.

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Pairing Privacy and Security with Digital Identities in Retail

Threatpost

InfoSec Insider Privacy Web Security amazon consolidated view customer experience digital identities eve maler forgerock infosec insiders omnichannel online shopping SecurityOmnichannel views of customers are a competitive edge -- but they have to be appropriately implemented.

Mozilla, Internet Society and Others Pressure Retailers to Demand Secure IoT Products

Dark Reading

New initiative offers five principles for greater IoT security

Online Retailer LightInTheBox exposes unsecured DB containing 1.3TB of web server logs

Security Affairs

LightInTheBox is a Chinese online retailer trading on the New York Stock Exchange, most of its customers are in North America and Europe. “A massive database, it contained over 1 terabyte of daily logs and compromised the security of LightInTheBox customers across the globe.”

The Countdown to Black Friday Has Begun. Are Retailers and Consumers Ready?

Thales eSecurity

So before the shopping frenzy begins, we thought this would be an opportune time to outline some best practices that both retailers and consumers should follow in order to protect consumer data. As convenience technologies evolve, look for more risks to consumers and retailers.

4 Crucial Tips for Maintaining a Web Application Firewall for Retail

Daymark

Retailers are under intense competition to deliver personal, seamless and differentiated on-line shopping experiences to ensure customer loyalty and drive growth. And while a retailer’s website must be extremely responsive and meet high user expectations, it must also be highly secure.

Magecart cybercrime group stole customers’ credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer

Security Affairs

Magecart hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg.

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. You must ensure appropriate security, integrity and confidentiality. Their systems and processes must also be sufficiently robust to securely store and manage the data. For those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors, this has implications for loyalty schemes, as well as for communicating offers, events and promotions.

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.

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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. gopikarthikeya…. Tue, 09/17/2019 - 07:35.

Hacked Off: Lawsuit Alleges CafePress Used Poor Security

Data Breach Today

23 Million Victims Across US, UK, EU and Australia Receive Breach Notifications Personalized product retailer CafePress has been hit with a lawsuit alleging that it failed to notify 23 million customers about a data breach in a timely manner or follow security best practices.

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Crooks claim to have stolen 20k customer records from Superdrug cosmetics retailer

Security Affairs

Hackers claim to have stolen the personal details of almost 20,000 Superdrug customers who shopped online at the cosmetics retailer. The post Crooks claim to have stolen 20k customer records from Superdrug cosmetics retailer appeared first on Security Affairs.

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? In today’s retail world, customers increasingly demand a seamless and superlative experience, both online and in-store.

Oracle Tackles a Massive 405 Bugs for Its April Quarterly Patch Update

Threatpost

Oracle will detail 405 new security vulnerabilities Tuesday, part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update Advisory.

The Security Value of Inefficiency

Schneier on Security

But inefficiency is essential security, as the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching us. If we want to be secure against these crises and more, we need to add inefficiency back into our systems. Our retail supply chain is brittle because a few national companies and websites dominate.