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 […]

Thales: Data Breaches Start To Fall Yet 88% Of Retailers Still Consider Themselves Vulnerable To Data Threats

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. According to U.S. retail respondents, 52 percent have experienced a data breach in the past. Read about the new 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, […]

Data breaches are down but retailers still think they’re vulnerable

US retail data breaches have dropped from 22 percent last year to 19 percent this, but 88 percent of retailers still think they’re vulnerable according to a new report. The latest retail edition data threat report from cyber security specialist Thales e-Security, in conjunction with 451 Research, shows that 52 percent of retailers have suffered a […]

Retail industry leads the way in data breaches

The largest share of data breach incidents involved the retail industry, closely followed by food and beverages, according to a new report. Read about the new 2017 Global Security Report from Trustwave which reveals that 22 percent of incidents involved the retail industry, followed by food and beverages at 20 percent on Beta News.

Costlier metal EMV cards may be worth their weight in retention

Read why Kate Fitzgerald says that the new and costly metal EMV Payment Cards are well worth their cost when it comes to cyber crime on Payments Source : An influx of metal credit cards continues, with Capital One now encasing its popular Venture travel Visa card in metal, raising new questions about whether the […]

Even after a breach, most merchants don’t change their fraud prevention strategies

Two out of three merchants fail to make any changes to their fraud prevention strategies even after they suffer a data breach, according to a merchant survey that also found those merchants are more concerned with reputational damage from a breach than the actual loss of data. Read about the new research titled Kount Mobile Payments […]

How to minimize the risk of a credit card hack

Another retailer says it’s been hacked. Kmart is urging customers to check their credit and debit cards after a “malicious code infected the payment data system.” Whether you shopped at Kmart or any of the other stores who faced massive breaches, one thing is for sure, we can’t depend on retailers to protect our cards. Read/see […]