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Retail cybersecurity in an evolving threat landscape

With several global trends leading to challenges for retailers in the coming year, Oklahoma-based Courtney Radke, Retail CISO at Fortinet, tells Intelligent CIO what cyberthreat trends retailers should be aware of. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, global online retail sales increased in 2020. According to statistics, consumers spent US$861.12 billion online with US […]

Fashion retailer, Guess, discloses data breach after ransomware attack

American fashion brand and retailer, Guess, is notifying affected customers of a data breach following a February ransomware attack that led to data theft. “A cybersecurity forensic firm was engaged to assist with the investigation and identified unauthorised access to Guess’ systems between February 2, 2021 and February 23, 2021,” the company said in breach […]

McDonald’s targeted in data breach

Leading food service retailer, McDonald’s, has announced that it has been the target of a data breach. The event affected customer data from Korea and Taiwan, but its cyber defences meant that the breach was quickly identified and there was no interruption caused to business operations.  McDonald’s Corporation said in a statement: “McDonald’s understands the […]

CDON chooses LogRhythm’s NextGen SIEM Platform to optimise its cybersecurity

LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), has been selected by CDON, the Nordic region’s leading marketplace, to deploy its NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Platform. The Sweden-based eCommerce marketplace chose the NextGen SIEM Platform to enable it to identify risk, proactively stop cyberattacks and increase its overall cyber-resiliency. The result […]

Bose Corporation confirms data breach following ransomware attack

Bose Corporation (Bose) has disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack that hit the company’s systems in early March. In a breach notification letter filed with New Hampshire’s Office of the Attorney General, the consumer electronics company said that it ‘experienced a sophisticated cyber-incident that resulted in the deployment of malware/ransomware across its ‘environment’. […]

Making a mark in retail with a robust cybersecurity approach

Pedro Borracha, Head of Information Security at Depop, discusses the fashion marketplace company’s need for security awareness training within the workforce, and tells us about how KnowBe4 is now very much embedded into Depop’s cybersecurity maturity roadmap. Founded in 2011, Depop is a peer-to-peer, global fashion marketplace with over 27 million users buying, selling and connecting. Headquartered in London, the company […]

Viasat opens Network Operations Centre and Cybersecurity Operations Centre in the UK

Viasat UK has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Cybersecurity Operations Centre (CSOC) in Aldershot, UK. The facility will support defence, government and commercial organisations who rely on the guaranteed resilience of their networks and who are targeted by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks from a growing number of adversaries. The NOC […]

Petrol Ofisi delivers Secure SD-WAN to 1,800 branch locations

The modernisation of network infrastructure is just one key component on the journey to achieving Digital Transformation. Handan Karakuş, CIO, Petrol Ofisi, discusses the implementation of Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN technology for increased continuity and reliability of business services across Petrol Ofisi’s entire infrastructure. Petrol Ofisi was founded in 1941 as a public enterprise committed to […]

Retail and hospitality outpaces other sectors in fixing software security vulnerabilities

Veracode, one of the largest global providers of application security testing (AST) solutions, released new findings that show the retail and hospitality sector fixes flaws in its software at a faster rate than five other sectors. The findings come from Veracode’s analysis of more than 130,000 applications. The ability to find and fix potential security defects quickly […]

Thales reinvents the way identity documents are checked with its double-sided ID card reader

Thales showcases the world’s only double-sided ID card reader, the first to be able to examine ID cards or driving licenses in the cloud in less than four seconds. The design of the intelligent reader allows to speed up the process, while guaranteeing a high security level, and offering cost benefits to the operators. It […]

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