The best things come in small packages for retail SMEs

Retail Technology Review

Britain is a nation of shopkeepers,” is the famous phrase coined by economist Adam Smith to explain the desire of a commercial nation to secure ever-expanding markets for its wares. By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Europe, Q4 2018

Forrester eCommerce

I published my first Forrester Wave™ today, covering the managed security services provider (MSSP) market in Europe.

New Tech Spotlight: Security Technology Takes Center Stage

Forrester eCommerce

Venture capital and private equity spending on security technology reached an all-time high in 2018. While that total may pale in comparison to other fast-growing markets such as fintech ($124B) or transportation tech ($150B), consider that 65% of that $31B in security has […].

Rushed Privacy Features Results In Sloppy Security

Forrester eCommerce

cybersecurity privacy security & risk promotedFacebook Loses More User Data (This Time Unintentionally) Facebook announced that it experienced a breach this week that lost 50 million user’s data. Ironically, the breach happened in part due to exploited bugs in three features developed to give users more control over their privacy. Some quick key lessons to take away from this breach: […].

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Getting The Most Out Of Security Labels For Increased Sales

Retail TouchPoints

Security Before Beauty So, how can brand owners and manufacturers tackle theft — and how can packaging design help? To stem product losses, retailers use security labels to act as a visible deterrent. They then add a security message on the front of the package, where it is visible.

Building The Language Bridge Between Security and the C-Suite

Forrester eCommerce

If you had half an hour with a board member, and you wanted to get coaching from them about how to communicate with them about security, what would you ask them?

The Fight For Cybersecurity Brand Dominance Intensifies

Forrester eCommerce

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Cisco Purchases Duo Security for $2.3B

Forrester eCommerce

Today, Cisco announced that it has acquired Ann Arbor, Michigan/California-based Duo Security for $2.35 Founded in 2010, Duo Security has been growing rapidly over the last few years with its multifactor authentication (MFA) offering and has raised over $120 million in venture financing to date. Based on Forrester’s estimates of Duo Security’s […]. age of the customer security & risk duo security

What makes a superstar security leader?

Forrester eCommerce

I’m so excited about my latest contribution to our research on “How To Become A Superstar Security Leader” (led by my fabulous colleagues Claire O’Malley and Chris McClean).

Spending On Application Security Tools To Grow Over 16% Annually

Forrester eCommerce

Security and risk decision makers are spending more on application security and increasing deployment of application […]. application security web application firewallsHackers go after web applications because they are typically the most vulnerable. In fact, web application was the top data breach type, accounting for almost one in five confirmed data breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report.

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Let’s talk about security culture!

Forrester eCommerce

I am thrilled to introduce my most recent report, ‘Instill a Security Culture by Elevating Communication’. This is an update of my 2011 report “How To Market Security To Gain Influence And Secure Budget’. A different time called for a completely revamped report (read on to see what’s changed). To me, this always has been […

Cybersecurity And Professional Sports: Securing The Internet Of Sports

Forrester eCommerce

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“That’s Not My Job”: I&O’s Role Shift When It Comes To Security

Forrester eCommerce

infrastructure & operations security & risk security analytics security automation & orchestration zero trust Automation Security & RiskIn the halcyon days of my sysadmin youth, my team was asked to perform entitlement reviews on sensitive systems. When we were asked to determine who should have access to what, my director responded in a way I would never forget: “That’s not my job.” ” It sounds snarky, but he was correct.

CYBER SECURITY TRANSFORMATION IS A THING, AND IT NEEDS PERSONAL AND RELENTLESS DRIVE

Forrester eCommerce

Cyber security transformation of course! I have also engaged peer CISOs doing terrific work transforming their firms’ security function and capabilities – I’ve always had […]. age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management chief information officer (CIO) culture cybersecurity digital transformation security & risk security operations & program governanceWell, it’s happening!

Research Announcement: The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Service Providers In Asia Pacific, Q1 2019

Forrester eCommerce

Research Announcement: My first Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Service Providers In Asia Pacific, Q1 2019. Gather round!!

Magento 2 Security Guide – An Actionable Checklist for 2019

Onilab User Guides

Now it’s time to make Magento 2 more secure and outline more clearly why cybersecurity is so important. We have created this guide based on our own experience as a Magento development team and on Magento official security best practices published by the dev team in January 2016.

Come And Join Us To Learn How Security Can Safeguard Your Digital Investments And Help You Serve Your Customers Effectively

Forrester eCommerce

Security is one of those words that is associated with hackers, reputational failures, and fear, uncertainty, and doubt. I disagree: Security, when done properly, can be one of the biggest investments you make. security & riskIt is crucial to building customer trust and safeguarding digital investments. Furthermore, responding well to a breach can enhance shareholder value and […].

Have we nailed it? Or do we still need to talk about security communications?

Forrester eCommerce

In 2011, I published a report on “How To Market Security To Gain Influence And Secure Budget”. I am now going through the process of refreshing this report, and it got me thinking: 1. What has changed in this space of security communications and influence since 2011?

Basic Security Checks for Chat Service

Applozic

Knowing about the security protocols of these services is an essential part. The post Basic Security Checks for Chat Service appeared first on Applozic Blog. Normally, we come across situations where we need to decide between build or buy.

How I Almost Got Phished And Why Training Isn’t Enough

Forrester eCommerce

mobile security passwords payments personal identity & data management security & risk zero trust Phishing security and risk security trainingI received a text message the other day that looked a lot like what I might get from my bank if I triggered some anti fraud check. The timing was impeccable, I had just used the card to pay for takeout and had walked out to my motorcycle to head home. When I initially got […].

What would you like to see in my RSA presentation (“The Fine Art Of Creating A Transformational Cyber Security Strategy”)?

Forrester eCommerce

The topic: “The Fine Art of Creating A Transformational Cyber Security Strategy”. I have been accepted to co-present at RSA 2019 in SFO in March. Co-presenting with me will be my dear ex-colleague Andrew Rose (VocaLink CSO and 2018 European CISO of the year). I will take the opportunity to not only present, but also […

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Examine The Cybersecurity Risk Ratings Market With The Forrester New Wave™ Evaluation

Forrester eCommerce

The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Ratings, Q4 2018 Earlier today, we published “The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Ratings, Q4 2018” evaluation.

Forrester’s Privacy & Security Forum Europe Is Less Than One Week Away!

Forrester eCommerce

After a very successful event last week in Washington, DC, our extended team of experts in information security, privacy, consumer behavior, and digital strategy is locking down the final details for Privacy & Security Forum Europe, which takes place in London on 9 and 10 October!

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Just in Time for Holiday Shopping: 3 Tips to Boost Confidence in eComm Security

Kibo

Consumers are cautious about online security as they head into the holidays. […]. The post Just in Time for Holiday Shopping: 3 Tips to Boost Confidence in eComm Security appeared first on The Omni Channel. eCommerce Uncategorized Customer Experience security

Marriott Breach: Starwood’s Hacker Tier Rewards Millions Of Customer Records

Forrester eCommerce

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Brexit Paper increases chances of no deal outcome for security

Forrester eCommerce

On Thursday afternoon the UK Government published its white paper The Future Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The last-minute changes following a spate of Cabinet resignations late in the day resulted in the publication being delivered to the House of Commons as MPs were timetabled to debate it. This led to […]. age of the customer

Join Us At Forrester’s Privacy & Security 2018 Forum

Forrester eCommerce

Those of us who care about cybersecurity and privacy are a special breed. As long as these disciplines have been around, technologies have gotten more complex, threats have gotten more dangerous, and expectations have skyrocketed. Yet we have not simply persevered; we are now guiding top executives and policymakers to think differently about business models […]. age of the customer

Digital Risk Protection In 2018: New Vendors, New Leaders, New Wave

Forrester eCommerce

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Only 36% of top UK retailers fully secure online store

Retail Technology Review

The shopping season is upon us and, like every year, many of us choose to buy online instead of trawling through the shops. But do UK retailers ensure shoppers can trust their websites? Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data Capture

Prevention Is More Than Just Security – Here’s How It Helps Retailers Get And Keep Customers

Retail TouchPoints

By Rafael Lourenco, ClearSale ? E-Commerce retailers know that screening transactions for fraud is critical to preventing losses.

The Buyer’s Guide To Cybersecurity Services

Forrester eCommerce

cloud security cybersecurity managed security services providers (MSSPs) security & risk security performance management S&R pros Security & Risk security servicesDuring every Forrester Wave™ evaluation I conduct, I spend time sifting through vendor responses, data, client surveys, and reference interviews and develop an outline of recurring themes — the good, the bad, the new, the old, etc.

Can Your Platform Deflect A Data Breach? Check For These 5 Security Must-Haves

Kibo

Check For These 5 Security Must-Haves appeared first on The Omni Channel. eCommerce data security ecommerce platformEven as shoppers’ expectations rise for sophisticated omnichannel shopping experiences, they remain concerned […]. The post Can Your Platform Deflect A Data Breach?

Quantifying Vendor Efficacy Using The MITRE ATT&CK Evaluation

Forrester eCommerce

The endpoint detection and response (EDR) market represents the direction of endpoint security, yet the state of endpoint efficacy testing has been underwhelming. endpoint security security & riskI’ve been extremely excited about the MITRE ATT&CK evaluation since it decided to open it up to vendors earlier this year.

Next Generation Access and Zero Trust

Forrester eCommerce

A few years ago, the concepts of micro-segmentation and micro-perimeters for Zero Trust were championed by Jon Kindervag, and he showed us how those concepts and their technologies could enable a more secure enterprise. cybersecurity data security information security security & risk zero trust S&R Security & Risk Zero Trust ZTX

Climate Change Is Transforming Business

Forrester eCommerce

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