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Vinomofo, MyDeal Cybersecurity saga continues as data reportedly sold

Latest developments in the stories of two retailers having experienced serious data breaches within the last week find exposed data for both having been allegedly sold successfully, as attention shifts elsewhere to yet another high profile name falling prey to a cyber attack.

By |October 20, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Expert tips on Cybersecurity for Retailers

Here at Power Retail, we have spent just over a week now shining a spotlight on cybersecurity for retailers, a topic of increased importance and interest particularly following the recent catastrophic hack and data breach suffered by telecommunications giant Optus. We conclude this mini-series here with tips from a cybersecurity expert to assist you to better safeguard your online presence.

By |October 7, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Getting active on the cybersecurity frontlines: A Retail Case Study

Women’s activewear brand and retailer Lorna Jane is one of a growing number of retailers recognising the need to better understand and protect against cybersecurity threats, joining services with cybersecurity solutions provider Sekuro to develop its cyber-resilience profile.

By |October 5, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Cyber attacks cost retailers millions and lessons from a ‘PR Nightmare’

Fallout from the historic Optus data breach continues to be acutely felt, with the full extent of the damage to Optus’ brand credibility as a result of the cyber attack unlikely to be known for months or even years to come. Meanwhile, consumers and retailers alike are warned to be vigilant as Black Friday events are predicted to see a rise in instances of online scam attempts.

By |September 30, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kathmandu Breach Reinforces Why Cybersecurity is Critical for Retailers

With high-profile Australian businesses such as Big W, Target and most recently Kathmandu, all falling prey to cyber attacks, Ben Verschaeren says retailers need to be more vigilant when it comes to protecting their data and IT assets.

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