Retail giant Target is turning to beacons to boost its customer experience. The chain began piloting beacons Wednesday in 50 of its stores so that shoppers may receive coupons for items on their mobile devices based on their in-store location.
Both Target and CVS have bad histories in handling sensitive customer data so what happens when CVS buys Target's pharmacy business?
Despite talk of sophisticated cyber criminals compromising point of sale systems with deceptive malware, weak passwords and weak remote-access security are to blame for almost all of the POS system breaches examined by security firm Trustwave.
Proposed settlement with MasterCard terminated, as beleaguered retailer continues to grapple with fallout of security breach 18 months later.
Researchers at FireEye have discovered a new strain of POS malware called NitlovePOS that steals credit and debit card data. The malware is being distributed through a spam campaign involving fake employment opportunities.
Any company can get breached these days. It's really all about how you respond to it that makes a difference between a bad situation and a complete disaster. Here are six tips for how to plan for and respond to a cyber crisis.
Huntsman, a subsidiary of Australian IT security company Tier-3, Thursday announced its entrance to the U.S. market where it hopes to challenge entrenched security and event management competitors. Huntsman unveiled new tech squarely positioned to capitalize on a trend seeing C-level execs demand more actionable insight regarding IT threats.
After more than a year and numerous lawsuits by banks, Target has finally agreed to reimburse the banks up to $20 million for expenses incurred from the retailer's massive data breach that exposed credit and payment card data on 40 million customers.
The news is full of data breaches at very big companies, so the illusion is that SMBs are safe from attacks. However, the opposite is true. According to a new Symantec report, 60 percent of targeted attacks are aimed at SMBs. Clearly this is a growing threat to SMB data but it is also a common route for criminals to take to breach larger companies making this problem a concern for everyone.
Retailers are bringing BYOD to their associates on the retail sales floor for faster, more effective customers service, noted an article at Retail Dive.