Content about Information security

March 5, 2014

Target Corp.’s chief information office, Beth Jacob, is resigning, effective Wednesday, as the retailer continues to deal with the fallout from its widespread data breach.

February 6, 2014

Increasingly, commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and other building management systems in retail stores are connected to the Internet. And as recent events have shown, such systems (often called “smart systems”) also raise big security implications.

February 21, 2013

Managing and classifying enterprise data is the number one security and privacy area in need of improvement, and remains a major challenge for IT departments, according to a survey about IT risk factors for 2013 published by global consulting firm Protiviti.

October 12, 2011

Research released Wednesday by PwC found that retail and consumer executives are spending less on security due to insufficient capital, but that they maintain confidence in their information security, despite an increase in security incidents.

August 22, 2011

While retailers continue to beef up computer security, hackers continue to find ways to circumvent even the most sophisticated cyber-blockades. And the threat is not only hackers or rogue employees maliciously liberating private information: Data breaches occur when sensitive information is improperly disposed of and tossed in the trash or lost when a laptop or other portable electronic device is mislaid by or stolen from a well-meaning employee. This not only impacts your customers but can damage a company’s reputation and bottom line.


January 13, 2011

An overwhelming majority (86%) of small-business respondents (86%) say that keeping their customer card information secure and feel payment-card data security is important to their business.

October 31, 2010

Specialty apparel retailer Express found itself in a technology quandary in 2007 when it...

September 19, 2010

Tripwire, leading provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions, announced Monday that K-VA-T Food...

November 30, 2008

Executives at Staples recently received an e-mail alerting them that consumer credit-card data had...

March 26, 2008

CVS Caremark Corp. will overhaul its information security system and pay the state of Texas...

November 30, 2007

The issues confronting retailing regarding new security regulations are daunting, to say the least and...

September 24, 2007

Framingham, Mass., Hackers...

August 31, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons...

August 30, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons is...

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