Top 5 Focus Areas for CISOs in 2022

As the retail and hospitality industry moves into 2022, what were once unprecedented times have become the new normal, and though many businesses face lingering challenges, the results of this year’s CISO Benchmark Survey also reveal a desire to invest in the digital future. A majority of respondents across all sized companies, from small to…

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Cybersecurity Budgets and Staffing Increase in 2022 According to New Report

Vienna, VA (January 27, 2022) – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today released the CISO Benchmark Report, which includes data about budgets, personnel, and organizational priorities from cybersecurity leaders across consumer-facing industries. The report reveals that 70% of survey respondents expect the 2022 budget for information security to be higher…

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RH-ISAC’s 2021 Year in Review

As RH-ISAC welcomes 2022, we would like to take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of 2021, made possible only by the dedication and resilience our member community has shown. Despite the challenges thrown at the industry, from the pandemic to major security events like the Log4j vulnerability, our members have continued to come…

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RH-ISAC Community Responds to Log4j Vulnerability

On Thursday, December 9, Apache published a zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228). Known as “Log4Shell”, this vulnerability is a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Apache’s Log4j software library, which is of extreme concern to the security community due to its widespread usage and potential for exploitation. This flaw impacts Apache Log4J, versions 2.0 to 2.14.1, a…

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Risky Business: Open Season on Traveler Data

Travel Trends After a year of lockdowns, quarantines, and social distancing companies, and consumers alike have embraced online business like never before. According to Digital Commerce 360, U.S. eCommerce saw a 44% growth in 2020 and a current Longwoods International report shows that 87% of American travelers have travel plans in the next six months. After a 45% decrease in total travel spending in 2020,…

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