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When Disaster Strikes, Will Your Critical Applications Continue To Run?
In a perfect reality, “application and service availability” would be a meaningless term. All business services would run as reliably as the planets orbiting the sun. In our reality, unfortunately, such is not the case. Organizations know that it’s not a matter of if operational events or disasters strike, but when — and how well they’ll respond to mitigate the business impact.
Retailers face a dynamic environment with many changes and challenges. in the hands of consumers and sales associates, mobility is a powerful driving force. To assess retailers’ progress with mobile technology, and to help determine go-forward plans, motion computing sponsored a survey that was conducted by Retail TouchPoints.
Though today’s mobile ecosystem is bustling with new features, application and product launches, it is not doing enough to cater to enterprise security and privacy needs. Second to mobile security, mobile privacy is an emerging, sensitive issue for many bring your own device (BYOD) workers.
The Challenge: Deliver Better Performance and Facilitate Speedy New Store Openings This particular retailer, a mall-based national children’s apparel chain, faced a variety of challenges. Their national retail network consisted of two-thirds frame relay installations and one-third DSL. New Web-based applications, as well as growing point-of-sale (POS), credit/debit, store polling, inventory, and back-office applications were quickly outgrowing the capacity of their existing network.
As a retail security professional, you are challenged with maintaining a constant state of PCI compliance and keeping your infrastructure safe using best-of-breed security solutions that help, rather than hinder, your quest to validate your systems.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Retail Mobility Supplement
Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.
Overhauling IT At BevMo!
Over the course of 24 months, BevMo! leveraged big data and cloud computing to rebuild its entire IT enterprise from the ground up.
PCI Concerns Drive Rooms To Go To Deploy New Payment Terminals
The independent furniture retailer replaced its payment terminals chain-wide to capitalize on the latest encryption and tokenization technology.
Help Your Store Network Meet Increasing Demand
As mobile retail goes mainstream, store networks are being pushed to the brink. Here, we offer tips for maintaining a capable and secure network infrastructure.
PAYware Mobile Enterprise
PAYware Mobile Enterprise pairs your Apple iPod touch® or iPad® with VeriFone’s card encryption reader for on-the-spot sales. This sleek, battery-powered handheld device supports all forms of payment technology and the highest levels of data security.
PCI Compliance Services Dell SecureWorks offers a full suite of consulting and remediation solutions to help organizations address the demands and challenges of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance. Dell SecureWorks is also an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).
Product Overview: Why Tyco Security Products For Retail? With a powerful integration platform, our access control, video and intrusion products work together to provide a onestop security offering. Our technology enables security personnel to manage their CCTV and access control alarms through one graphical command and control center.
DATA SECURITY NEWS
New Verizon Report Finds Most Businesses That Accept Payment Cards Fail To Maintain PCI Standards
Recently The Wall Street Journal offered a sneak peek of Verizon Enterprise Solutions' upcoming 2014 PCI Compliance Report that will be issued on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
ReD Senior Executive Erika Gallo Appointed To Merchant Risk Council’s Americas Advisory Board
ReD, a leading provider of fraud prevention and payment services, recently announced that ReD Director of Global Risk Management Erika Gallo has been appointed to the Merchant Risk Council’s (MRC) Americas Advisory Board for a two-year term.
HID Global Announces Top 2014 Secure Identity Trends
HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently released its projections for top trends the company believes will have the greatest impact on the secure identity industry in 2014.
Ninth Annual Report From The Retail Equation Sheds Light On Growth In Return Fraud; Impact On Sales, Jobs And Shrink
The Retail Equation, the industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, recently released its 2013 Consumer Returns in the Retail Industry report, which analyzes results from the National Retail Federation’s annual survey on merchandise returns and the 2012 Canadian Retail Security Survey from The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) to provide insights for North American retailers to minimize the effect of return fraud and abuse on their business.
Holiday Return Rates Revealed: Midwest Has Greatest Rate Of Returns
Statistics gathered during the seven days after Christmas reveal some interesting facts about consumer return behavior, according to The Retail Equation, the industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions.
The Retail Equation Unveils New Verify Reporting Platform To Help Retailers Analyze Return Impacts
The Retail Equation, the industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, recently unveiled a new Verify return authorization reporting website designed to enhance its retail clients’ ability to evaluate the impact value of TRE’s solution on their business.
DATA SECURITY MULTIMEDIA
5 Things You Need To Know About Alternative Payments
Jim Johnson, senior VP, retail payments at FIS talks to Erin Harris about the top five things retailers need to know before considering alternative online payment options. In addition, Johnson delivers great data on the type of solution integration/data security measures retailers need to consider before accepting alternative payments.
Secure And Synchronize Your Data Retailers encounter both tremendous benefits and palpable risks as they continue to connect with multiple sources (i.e. partners, suppliers, stores, employees, etc.).