Supply Chain Attacks on Retail – What Happens When Trusted Channels Can’t be Trusted?

The holiday season has officially begun, but for many retailers those visions of dancing sugarplums have given way to nightmares about cyberattacks. The ThreatMetrix Q3 2017 Cybercrime Report predicts that the number of ecommerce attacks in the last quarter of 2017 will be greater than the number of attacks across all industries in the same quarter last year, with more than 50 million attacks during the Black Friday shopping days alone. Retailers make a prime cybercrime target. They handle vast amounts of personal information, including payment card data, but are not subject to the same…
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