Cyber Security


Research Shows a Staggering 24% of Consumers Have Been Duped by Online Counterfeiters

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San Francisco—Almost one quarter of consumers have bought a product online that turned out to be counterfeit, including fashion or … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Know About Data Security, Holiday Shopping

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With the holiday retail season now in full swing, Mallory Duncan, senior vice president/general counsel at National Retail … [Read more...]

Target’s Payout: $10 Million in Data Breach and Minimum Wage Increase

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. is paying out big time. The mass merchant agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over … [Read more...]

Data Security, Omnichannel Initiatives Top Retail CIOs’ Priority Lists

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Washington—With recent high-profile data breaches and the growing need to deliver a unified and differentiated customer … [Read more...]

Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standard

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Washington—The effects of this morning’s blizzard may be chief on the minds of many retailers in the Northeast, but once again … [Read more...]

Broad Merchant Coalition Urges Passage of Comprehensive Breach Notification Legislation

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Washington—The next Congress, one dominated by the Republican Party in both houses, already has some items on their agenda—at the … [Read more...]

Kmart Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers After Security Breach

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Hoffman Estates, IL—As if Sears Holdings Corp. doesn’t have enough trouble recently. On Friday, the retailer announced that its … [Read more...]

Target CEO Departs in Wake of Data Breach

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Minneapolis—The repercussions of the post Black Friday security breach that exposed 70 million customer records, card numbers, … [Read more...]

Shoppers Willing to Share Personal Info—For a Price

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New York—Recent news about data breaches of card numbers and other personal information at Target and Neiman Marcus may make … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News-to-Know

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New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store … [Read more...]

NRF Announces Retail Information-Sharing Platform for Cybersecurity

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Washington—To help stave off data breaches like those recently at Target and Neiman Marcus that affected millions of consumers, … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Adoption of PIN-Based Credit Cards

The U.K., Canada and other countries have been using more secure chip credit cards for years now. Why hasn't the U.S. caught up?

Washington—Once again, the retail industry urged the U.S. Congress to overhaul the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card … [Read more...]