Yes we are open – Cybersecurity and the future of Retail


According to a recent survey conducted by Forrester, an independent research firm, 97% of respondents prioritize digital innovation and Cybersecurity in 2015. In a way this comes at no surprise to the readership of this blog as the spike of cyber incidents at major retailers in 2014 and 2015 showed that they are open for customers and cybercriminals at the same time. Stationary and online retailers are a sweet spot for the latter as billions of customer transactions including payment details are processed or stored in a retailer’s systems. Data is the new gold. Read more on 21 Century IT.