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Improve retail competitiveness by accelerating transformation while reducing risks and cost

Overcoming retail cybersecurity challenges

Technological innovation is changing the face of retail, from omni-channel and e-commerce to hyper-personalization and automation. Retailers face a competitive landscape where innovation is key. However, digital transformation at retail organizations increases the complexity of hybrid IT infrastructure and the risk of data breach.

Hacker groups increasingly target weak links in the new Hybrid IT infrastructure of retailers for financial gain. 45% of retailer reported increases in the volume, severity, and/or scope of cyberattacks in the past 12 months according to the Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition.

Retail cybersecurity statistics

The 2022 Thales Data Threat Report Retail Edition summarizes the most important findings gathered from a survey of leaders and practitioners within retail organizations in 17 countries.

27%

of retailers indicated a willingness to pay a ransom, 4 points higher than the global average.

32%

a third (32%) of retailers experienced a security breach in the previous 12 months

59%

of retailers reported having five or more key management solutions in place

How can you overcome retail cybersecurity challenges?

2022 Thales Data Threat Report - Retail

2022 Thales Data Threat Report

Retail Edition

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data security trends and changes in today’s business.
 

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How Thales Can Help

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Improve security and resilience

Offer better services by adopting innovations faster with a framework for a zero-trust world
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Reduce risk, complexity, and cost

Simplify compliance and minimize reputational and operational risk with centralized data security governance
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Accelerate digital transformation

Deliver better services by adopting innovations, such as IoT, cloud, and Big Data, faster with a framework for a zero-trust world

Improve retail competitiveness by accelerating transformation while reducing risks and cost

The growth of cyber incidents is challenging the transformation that is essential to the future of retailers. Thales enables retailers to improve competitive advantages by accelerating transformation while reducing risk of data breach, complexity, and cost.

Accelerate retail cloud migration and compliance with Ciphertrust Platform

Accelerate time to compliance by centralizing data discovery, classification, data protection, and unprecedented granular access controls with centralized key management – all on a single platform. Apply policy-based data and access security to protect Personal Information, credit card data and more based on specific regulation requirements such as PCI-DSS, GDPR, and more.

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Large department store chain improved PCI compliance, protects brand and sensitive customer data with CipherTrust Platform

Learn how this large department store chain dramatically improved PCI compliance by protecting credit card and other customer sensitive data across multiple systems and locations with the CipherTrust Platform.

Centralize secure access to all platforms with access management and advanced authentication for retailers

Simplify user access to cloud services, streamline cloud identity management, and eliminate password hassles for IT and users, while providing a single pane view of access events across your app estate to ensure that the right user has access to the right application at the right level of trust.

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Specsavers

SafeNet Authentication Service has brought several benefits to Specsavers, the tiered usergroups have allowed us to implement and manage two-factor authentication globally, and delegate administration. The tokens work out to be cheaper and the technology offers us the highest level of security on the market.”

Angus Dorey

IT Security Manager at Specsavers

Specsavers brings security into focus with Thales Two-Factor Authentication

Multinational optical chain Specsavers needed to act quickly to secure its remote access network, while taking into account the needs of its rapidly growing business. SafeNet Trusted Access proved to be the right solution.

Protect digital signatures, Internet of Things (IoT), and code signing with Thales HSMs for retailers

Many retailers are increasingly utilizing new technologies such as Internet of Things to enhance customer experience and optimize operations. However, these initiatives could create new vulnerabilities if security best practices are not followed. Thales Hardware Security Modules (HSM) protect transactions, identities, and applications, securing cryptographic keys and provisioning encryption, decryption, and authentication.

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North American retail chain leverages Luna HSMs to implement comprehensive data security and key management best practices

A major North American grocery chain with thousands of stores nationwide wanted to improve its cyber security defenses and lower its risk of data breach. The retail chain implemented Luna HSMs to establish comprehensive data security and key management best practices and improve PCI compliance.

 

Protect sensitive retail data in motion for retailers with High Speed Encryptors

Protect data in motion with solutions that provide a single platform to encrypt everywhere, from network traffic between data centers and the headquarters to backup and disaster recovery sites, whether on premises or in the cloud.

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Retail grocery chain protects sensitive data in motion with Thales High Speed Encryptors

A regional grocery chain with hundreds of stores across several states was concerned about ongoing leaks of product pricing and time-sensitive offers. The retailer implemented Thales High Speed Encryptors to provide end-to-end protection for data in motion between main offices. 

Related Resources

Get Ready for PCI DSS 4.0 with Thales Data Protection

Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is critical for any business that stores, processes and transmits payment card information and the service providers that enable their businesses.

Get Ready for PCI DSS 4.0 with Thales SafeNet Trusted Access

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard that provides a baseline of technical and operational requirements designated to protect payment data and reduce credit card fraud.

Improve retail competitiveness by accelerating transformation while reducing risks and cost

Technological innovation is changing the face of retail, from omni-channel and e-commerce to hyper-personalization and automation. Retailers face a competitive landscape where innovation is key.

2022 Thales Data Threat Report - Retail Edition

Sums up the most important findings of Thales 2022 Data Threat Report for retail industry, obtained by surveying retail practitioners and security leaders worldwide.