UK Retail Data Breach Incidents Double in a Year

The number of UK retailers experiencing data breaches has doubled over the past year, according to new stats shared by law firm RPC. The City-based firm claimed that the number of breaches reported to data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) increased from just 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17. Read about the new […]

Retailers Fear Data Breaches — Here’s How They Can Guard Against Them

Read Phil Goldstein’s article about how retailers can take guard against data breaches on Biz Tech Magazine : It almost seems like data breaches at retailers are inevitable. Several retailers have suffered high-profile data breaches so far in 2017, including Arby’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brooks Brothers and Kmart. While U.S. retailers report fewer breaches this […]

UK Retail Data Breach Incidents Double in a Year

The number of UK retailers experiencing data breaches has doubled over the past year, according to new stats shared by law firm RPC. The City-based firm claimed that the number of breaches reported to data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) increased from just 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17. Read about the new […]

A Communications Plan for Cybersecurity Breaches

Read Josh Merkin’s article about the communication plan for companies hit by data breaches on O’Dwerys PR : While big retailers continue to be a top target for data thieves, professional services firms are increasingly finding themselves as targets for cyber hackers. This is due to the vast amounts of valuable client data they manage and […]

Cyber attacks on online retailers double in a year as hackers try to steal shoppers’ details

The numbers of online shops hit by serious losses of customer data has doubled in the past year as hackers try to plunder retails sites for valuable personal details, a law firm has warned. Read why Jeremy Drew of RPC law firm says that retailers are high risk as hackers are doubling their attacks on Telegraph.

Survey: Consumers Concerned about Card Security Even as Fraud Rate Falls

Efforts by financial institutions to secure card payments and prevent fraud appear to be paying off, according to a recent survey commissioned by Transaction Network Services. Forty-six percent of Americans believed their payment data has been put at risk by a data breach, down from 60 percent in 2015. Read about the new report by […]

Study: Majority of retailers feel ‘vulnerable’ to a data breach

While the number of cyber-attacks have declined in the last year, a majority of companies still feel susceptible to data threats. This was according to the “2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition,” from Thales e-Security and analyst firm 451 Research. Read about the new 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition which reveals that majority of […]

Survey: Consumers Concerned about Card Security Even as Fraud Rate Falls

Efforts by financial institutions to secure card payments and prevent fraud appear to be paying off, according to a recent survey commissioned by Transaction Network Services. Forty-six percent of Americans believed their payment data has been put at risk by a data breach, down from 60 percent in 2015. Read about the new report by Transaction […]

As GDPR approaches, retail data breaches remain unacceptably high

Two in five retailers across the globe have experienced a data breach in the past year, according to Thales and 451 Research. The report reveals that 43 percent of retailers had experienced a data breach in the last year, with a third claiming more than one. Read about the new report by Thales and 451 […]

Two in five retailers ‘have experienced a data breach in the past year’

Two in five retailers around the world have had a data breach in the last year – and most consider themselves to be vulnerable to such threats in the future, according to a new study. Read about the new 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition report which reveals that 43% of retailers said they […]