Security vulnerabilities, potential hack attacks demand greater attention

Hackers have more opportunity to infiltrate retailer networks, according to a SecurityScorecard report, and that means retailers need to shore up security precautions. In fact no retailers, big or small, is immune from security threats, notes the vendor's cybersecurity report...

Zuznow releases new tools simplifying web, app design

Zuznow, a mobile development platform, is debuting an ehanced enterprise mobility development platform featuring no-code “point-and-click” options, which let users build mobile apps in a quicker and easier fashion. The technology is designed for non-developers to customize the automatic mobile...

Retailers to FTC: PCI DSS part of an 'anticompetitive scheme'

In the ongoing saga that is the National Retail Federation vs. the major credit card networks, NRF has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council for possible antitrust violations. PCI SSC is the...

Outdoor gear retailer deploys tougher encryption for card transactions

Cabela's is shoring up credit and charge card transaction security with a new Point-to-Point Encryption solution from Ingenico Group. The technology, which is being deployed to all Cabela's locations in the U.S.

Perry Ellis taps Oracle tools for new payment options, security and better customer interaction

Fashion icon Perry Ellis is using a new retail point of service and inventory management tools to provide secure payment transaction and improved customer interaction at the register.

Mobille app, wallet security top of mind for retailers

When it comes to mobile app and mobile wallet payment solutions nearly three quarters of retailers are most concerned with security features, reveals a new survey.

FreshBooks prepping mobile card payment device for SMBs

FreshBooks Card Reader will offer small business owners an easy way to get paid faster.

Study: Consumer loyalty is a pretty fickle thing

Consumers will jump ship for better security, convenient payment options and alluring discounts.

Survey: Consumers not too confident regarding retail data security

Survey: Consumers not too confident regarding retail data security

The retail industry is getting poor marks when it comes to secure handling of consumer data, ranking the lowest, along with government agencies, in a new survey.

Vesta releases solution to 'prevent online, mobile fraud'

Built to combat the rising trend of fraud in e-commerce, vGuaranteed is a "revenue-generating payment solution for digital goods, services and subscriptions."

Bipartisan bill seeks to protect retailers from patent trolls

Bipartisan patent reform legislation was introduced this week by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vermont.

Kiosk Information Systems working with Intel Security to safeguard retail kiosks from data breaches

Intel Security is collaborating with Kiosk Information Systems, a global provider of custom self-service solutions, in an effort to provide new retail kiosk security options, according to an announcement from Intel Security.

Heartland partners with PAX for EMV-enabled terminals

Heartland will also equip the devices with its end-to-end encryption and tokenization services.

Retailers encouraged by passage of cyber security bills

The Protecting Cyber Networks Act and the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act encourage businesses to share cyber threat information electronically with federal law enforcement agencies.

TNS adds Ingenico, expands point-to-point portfolio

TNS' Managed POS Encryption helps merchants to protect sensitive customer information by eliminating the transmission of 'clear' cardholder data from the merchant environment, according to a company release.

Retail ISAC launches cyber sharing portal supported by FS-ISAC

The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) announced it has reached another key milestone and expanded the capabilities of its Retail Information Sharing Analysis Center (Retail ISAC) with the establishment of an intelligence sharing portal managed by the FS-ISAC.

Goorin Bros. achieves PCI compliance with fingerprint readers

Employees log on with their unique biometric credential and are automatically logged off after each transaction.

Study finds 330 million payment cards 'in the clear'

More than 6 in 10 businesses store unencrypted cardholder data, SecurityMetrics says.

Data security, omnichannel initiatives top retail CIOs' priority lists

With recent high-profile data breaches and the growing need to deliver a unified and differentiated customer experience, retail CIOs agree that security and digital innovation are top priorities for 2015.

NRF issues statement on White House Cybersecurity Summit

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection held today at Stanford University:

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