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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.

University of Minnesota students

Target supports cybersecurity education

University of Minnesota students have new opportunities to study cybersecurity.

Deloitte: Consumers seek control of personal data

Retailers who are transparent about their customer data policies have much to gain.

Moe's Southwest Grill, McAlister's Deli, and Schlotzsky's were hacked with an unauthorized code.

Data from close to 5 million users of an on-demand delivery platform has been exposed.

Dunkin storefront

An alleged failure by Dunkin’ Brands to promptly report a 2015 cyberattack may prove costly.

As retail fraud rises, so do the average losses.

Retail data breaches remain common as growth slows in industry security spending.

Pandora is consolidating its cloud-based technology architecture.

It’s no secret that retailers must ensure the security of their digital customer experiences and protect the privacy of its customers.

Digital defense strategies should focus on people, as well as systems.

Amazon is reportedly testing recognition of a body part other than the face for payment verification.

A malware incident may have exposed some customer payment card data at Russell Stover retail stores.

Today’s headlines are full of stories about technology disrupting the retail industry—from robots and drones in stores, to mobile self-checkout and “scan & go” models, to a major European supermarket chain using blockchain to track milk. 

A recently acknowledged security incident at supermarket retailer Hy-Vee Inc. is reportedly tied to the sale of stolen credit and debit cards.

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