Magazine Article | February 17, 2016

Retail Security: Cyber Tech Fuels Cybercrime

By Matt Pillar, senior executive editor, Innovative Retail Technologies

March 2016 Innovative Retail Technologies

In a post-EMV world, retail security experts are bracing for malice, menace, and misfortune to go digital. Here, CISOs from four of the world’s best retail brands share best practices for securing your cyber sanctuaries.

The statistics are nothing short of stunning. Ponemon’s 2015 Advanced Threats in Retail Companies study reveals that on average, retail organizations battle at least eight cyber attacks per year, 74 percent of them advanced threats and 50 percent DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks.