At the end of 2016, more than a year after the official liability shift, most large retailers in the U.S. have finally adopted chip-and-PIN credit cards.
A recent IBM study revealed that many high-profile attacks against retail companies originate from vulnerabilities classified as low-hanging fruit.
Retail cybersecurity is critical during the holiday season, particularly during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday national shopping events.
Security teams must implement layered security capabilities to defend against the variety of threats fraudsters launch to capitalize on the holiday bustle.
Companies that enlist extra help during the holidays must carefully vet temporary hires and restrict access to manage seasonal employee security risks.
As companies increasingly adopt EMV technology for point-of-sale terminals, attackers are finding new ways to commit chip-and-PIN fraud.
Mobile point-of-sale technology is useful for small businesses, large enterprise retail chains and global sporting competitions alike.