The consequences of lax digital security can be dire: from a collapse in customer confidence if criminals hack your data, to complete paralysis of the business in the event of a ransomware attack, and punishing fines and legal complications for compliance failures.
Retailers are attractive targets. Cyber criminals are always looking for ways to exploit digital innovations like payment apps and contactless cards. Card details, names, and addresses are all a criminal needs to commit identity theft or go on a spending spree.
Staff training is easy to overlook. It’s fine having a security policy but if your people don’t follow it, you haven’t got a security policy: you’ve got a problem.
With the Internet of Things gathering pace, how will you protect yourself against data breaches when your cash tills, fridges, microwaves, and heating systems all connect to your network?
And then there are regulatory issues: the masses of laws, standards, and regulations aimed at keeping data safe and essential infrastructure running. And there are two big ones coming up in 2018: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).
We talk about those in our white paper, along with practical tips to help you address the challenges.
Cyber-attacks are not going to go away. Be prepared – download our white paper today.