Top 5 Holiday Shopping Season Threats for Retail and Hospitality

This blog is part of the RH-ISAC holiday guidance blog series. For more blogs in this series, visit https://www.rhisac.org/blog/. The holiday season brings out more than decorations, carols, and hot chocolate. The drastic influx in retail activity as people scurry to cross items off their shopping lists means that hackers come out in droves and malicious…

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RH-ISAC Holiday Tips Featured on Dark Reading

Recently, RH-ISAC’s Director of Intelligence Operations Muktar Kelati spoke with Dark Reading about how retailers can protect themselves from hackers and scammers seeking to put a damper on both holiday spirits and sales. While retail and hospitality organizations are already working on rolling out sales, deals and other holiday promotions, threat actors are also making their lists…

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Don’t Let ATO Steal Your Holiday Season

Reports of account takeover (ATO) from our e-commerce customers have risen 67% in the past six months. What is driving this rise? Moreover, what can you do to combat it without impacting the vitally important holiday season?  Fraudsters use a number of tactics to takeover accounts, including social engineering, credential stuffing and phishing attacks. Regardless…

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Six Quick Wins To Fight ATO This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season where retailers see a much higher volume of sales, both in stores and online. This makes it harder to detect anomalous traffic, and it is impractical to block IP ranges based upon geography, because online sales can be global. Retail staff is motivated and focused upon sales, at the risk of possibly…

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Three Security Lessons to Keep in Mind Leading Up To the RH-ISAC Summit

By Heather Howland, VP of Marketing, Preempt It’s never been more important for retailers to harden their cybersecurity posture— especially given the documented trend of intensified attacks on retailers during the rapidly-approaching holiday season. We’re excited to attend the 2018 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit in Denver and look forward to learning from and sharing perspective…

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