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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
Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?
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
Globally, 1 In 4 Consumers Victimized By Card Fraud
A global fraud study of more than 6,100 consumers across 20 countries revealed that one in four consumers is a victim of card fraud in the last five years.
Frontier Upgrades Frontier Security Management Solution
Frontier Security, a developer of integrated enterprise security management solutions for more than 35 years, recently announced the newest updates to Frontier R4, a powerful yet easy-to-use security management solution.
EarthLink Appoints Peter Chronis As Chief Security Officer
EarthLink Holdings Corp., a leading managed network and cloud services provider, recently announced that it has appointed Peter Chronis to the new role of Chief Security Officer.
Fortinet Nationwide 'Fast And Secure Tour' Mobilizes Network Security
Fortinet a global leader in high-performance network security, is taking enterprise network security on the road.
US Online Credit Card Fraud Up A Staggering 11%
Launched last week at the NRF Loss Prevention Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, the US Retail Fraud Survey 2014 has reported a substantial increase in online credit card fraud.
The Retail Equation Unveils Identify Predictive Analytics Solution At NRF LP Show
The Retail Equation, the industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, recently announced the launch of Identify, an industry-first service designed to automatically discover and present only the most significant transactional behaviors for expedited review, allowing retailers to immediately recognize situations occurring in near-real-time and address them quickly.
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.).