Hacktivists have begun deploying much more organized, sophisticated attacks. These are much less likely to be forgotten by customers, as they are aimed at breaching a company’s security and stealing the data most likely to damage the reputation and credibility of the enterprise or, even worse, air customers’ dirty laundry.
Losing proprietary business data through the theft of laptops or other devices can be priceless, but when users are working in the office, IT may be lulled into a false sense of security that devices are safe on the premises.
According to a CardHub survey of 55 major retailers and 1,000 individuals, 42% of retailers have not updated the terminals in any of their stores and 56% of people don’t care if a retailer’s payment terminal is chip-enabled.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.