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POS security: The forgotten link

With all of the news about data breaches affecting point of sale systems, you would think that POS security would be a priority for POS vendors and retailers. You would be wrong.

Real customer appreciation would involve concern for data security

I don't know about you but I'm beginning to doubt the sincerity of these retailers that gush over how much they value thier customers after they suffer massive data breaches.

News Scan: Home Depot malware shares Target breach origins; CIOs rely on intuition as often as big data analysis; more

The top news stories for Sept. 15, 2014.

News Scan: Nearly all Home Depot customers could be impacted by breach; Vendor management gets more critical; more

The top news stories for Sept. 8, 2014.

Target says banks can't sue over massive data breach

Target wants a Minnesota federal judge to throw out a consolidated class action lawsuit brought by banks over the retailer's massive data breach.

Is Home Depot the new Target of data breaches?; Cybercriminals don't want fame and fortune; More

The top news stories for Sept. 3, 2014.

Microsoft's Active Directory is missing link in Target breach saga

Once the Target attackers penetrated the retailer's network using stolen credentials from a third party vendor, they exploited weaknesses in Microsoft's Active Directory to get access to the core of its network, according to an analysis by security firm Aorato.

POS system breaches can put small firms out of business, warns researcher

Every year, there are thousands of credit card breaches at small businesses, some of which are forced to close as a result.

Security breaches cause greater scrutiny of third-party service providers

Greater scrutiny is being put on third-party service providers after a series of security breaches saw hackers successfully exploit vendors and service providers to compromise their primary targets.

Target CISO takes over at a time of consumer anger with data breaches

Target's new chief information security officer Brad Maiorino takes the reins of the retailer's IT security program at a time of growing consumer anger at retailers for data breaches.