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Taking Stock of Your Data Security to Deliver a Happy Holiday Shopping Season

November 26, 2019

Tina Stewart Tina Stewart | VP, Global Market Strategy More About This Author >

Originally published in Security Magazine on November 20, 2019

With the holidays approaching, many of us are thinking about taking time off from work to be with friends and family, as well all the last minute shopping that needs to be done. The sad truth is that cyber criminals do not take vacations and may be looking at the holidays as yet another opportunity to steal and monetize consumer data. This is a problem facing nearly every industry, but retailers remain a top target for cybercrime. According to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report-Retail Edition, 62 percent of U.S. retail organizations say that they have been breached at any time in their history, with 37 percent breached in the last year alone.

Read the full article in Security Magazine.