These five retail cybersecurity tips will help organizations mitigate cyberattacks and provide customers with the safest shopping experience during the holiday season.
Security researchers observed TrickBot malware that utilizes a new capability: point-of-sale (POS) data collection.
With extra web traffic and high order volumes coming in, the holiday shopping season can be a particularly perilous time for retail cybersecurity.
Retail companies should conduct security hygiene checkups as early as possible this holiday season to identify key threats across e-commerce systems, seasonal staffing policies and employee behaviors.
Increasingly, businesses are focusing more on ruggedized and IoT device management, compliance of their endpoints, and developing an overall strategy to secure these types of devices.
Physical theft accounted for two-thirds of inventory shrinkage in 2016, suggesting that retailers need to improve their loss prevention strategies.
Consumers and retailers should implement these basic cybersecurity tips year-round to stay secure during the busy holiday shopping season.
Stores and vendors must make sure they are minimizing the risk of a retail vulnerability ruining the holiday season.
A popular fast-food chain and supermarket were recently breached by POS malware. Some of the credit card details had been up for sale for more than a week.
Kromtech Security found different types of malware that infected more than 4,000 ElasticSearch servers. Other security experts found additional risks.