Cyber Security


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

Accessories have been one of the hot spots in Michael Kors' growing business

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...]

Week in Review: 10 Not-to-Miss Articles

Ann Inc.'s LOFT is one of many retailers holding events celebrating upcoming International Women's Day on March 8.

New York—While St. Patrick’s Day isn’t celebrated for another 10 days or so, retailers may get a bit of the luck of the Irish from … [Read more...]

Retail, Financial Trade Groups to Partner on Cyber Security

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Washington—Following recent calls that retailers, banks and security institutions partner in effort to avoid another cyberfraud … [Read more...]