Tag Archives: security

In-Store Security Threats

Nuspire,  a managed network security service provider, has developed an interactive graphic that highlights the areas of the retail store that are most vulnerable to security threats. Click the image to see a larger version of the graph and follow the … Continue reading

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Are YOU as Cyber-Secure as You Should Be? Some Video Tips

Identity theft and loss of privacy are BIG issues. In this video, we point out several “scary” aspects of cyber security as well as offer several tips. Protect YOURSELF. We can be our best friend — and our worst enemy. … Continue reading

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Strengthening Omnichannel Security

With all of the retail security breaches, consumers want to feel more secure that their personal data are not being compromised — especially across multiple channels. As Ping Identity puts it: “Consumers expect and trust that their data are secure … Continue reading

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Retailers Becoming More Aggressive in Reducing Security Breeches

As we all know, data theft and security breeches are a huge problem for both large and small retailers (click here, for example). After the spate of recent incidents, retailers and credit card companies in the United States seem ready now … Continue reading

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Enhancing Kiosk Security

Retail kiosks have become quite popular with both shoppers and retailers. However, security is an issue. As reported by Kiosk Marketplace: “Self-service kiosks have revolutionized industries ranging from airline travel to photo processing. Companies can move simple transactions to the … Continue reading

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Personal Security Tips for the Holidays from McAfee

The McAfee Security Advice Center offers a number of good personal online security tips for the holidays. As McAfee notes: “While we are busy buying gifts and making travel arrangements, cybercriminals are making their lists, and checking them twice, as … Continue reading

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