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News and coverage of security threats from in-store related theft involving employees, shop-lifting and organized crime, as well as digital issues related to cybersecurity, data breaches and theft.

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2020: Three predictions for a New Year of disruption

A new year full of technology-fueled change and transformation beckons for retailers.

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Study: Retail apps show alarming security issues

A surprisingly high percentage of retail and e-commerce apps may be putting customer data at risk.


Iranian hackers may be preparing widespread attacks across U.S. industries – including retail.

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Three leading retailers will discuss the importance of cooperation in modern cybersecurity efforts at the National Retail Federation’s upcoming annual conference, NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show.

Chain Store Age recently spoke with Alan Brill, a senior managing director in Kroll’s cyber risk practice, about the top 10 tactics scammers use to commit fraud against online shoppers.


A data security incident may have affected Wawa’s 870-plus convenience stores.

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The nation’s largest department store chain has been the victim of an online security breach.

Not every growing retail trend is a positive one.

Cyberattacks are more closely mimicking human behavior and following seasonal patterns.

Dick’s Sporting Goods is striving to win the competition against fraudulent logins.

Cybercriminals, as well as legitimate shoppers, flocked to digital retailers this Black Friday week. The LexisNexis Digital Identity Network recorded a 48% increase in total global transactions between Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 (Black Friday week).

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Both retailers and consumers are reporting growing levels of fraudulent online and in-store transactions.

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Injuries in the workplace are a costly problem for retailers.

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One of the hottest holiday trends in e-commerce is a new cybercrime technique.

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