Thanks largely to recent news headlines, consumers are becoming more aware of security concerns, meaning that retailers must improve their data security practices to earn customer trust.
Omnichannel retailing is making shopping easier for consumers, but also presenting complexities to retailers.
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.
Retail fraud continues to rise, and there is significant growth in online attacks across all sectors, according to the "2016 Global Fraud Attack Index."
With a 57 percent increase in infections from Backoff malware from August to September, companies must examine their security intelligence.