Managing risks and strengthen the security
Information technology is vital for today’s retailers. Online eCommerce retailers, traditional brick-and-mortar stores, restaurants and other retailers have deployed a wide array of technologies, from online shopping to supply chain management to integrated point-of-sale systems, in order to provide consumers with goods and services in a fashion that meets their demands for convenience, value and choice.
While retailers have always been a favorite target of fraudsters and criminals, the threats they now face have expanded into new vectors made available by today’s technology. Not only have the threats changed, but the objective has shifted as well. Today, attackers are after personal information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, PINs, as well as sensitive company information that can be used or sold to the highest bidders.