Retailers have always adapted to changing technology, and the evolving capabilities that IT brings are no different.
More direct communication with customers, online sales and faster data collection – these are just a few of the benefits technology has brought in recent years. But while the opportunities for retailers have grown, so have the threats.
Retail organisations have distributed environments, numerous connected devices and legacy technology that fails to provide an overview of operations. Put together, all these present a significant security challenge.
In ‘Loss prevention reinvention: Cybersecurity and retail’, we look at the security challenges retailers face, discuss the implications of new data legislation and explain how retailers can improve their cybersecurity stance.