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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.
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.
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.
DATA SECURITY NEWS
Fortinet Leads Industry In Zero-Day Discoveries
Fortinet a world leader in high-performance network security recently announced that FortiGuard Labs, the global threat research arm of Fortinet, discovered 18 critical zero-day vulnerabilities in 2013 – more than any other network security vendor in the industry.
National Retail Federation Announces Information-Sharing Platform
The National Retail Federation is moving forward with the creation of a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats identified by retailers, government and law enforcement agencies and partners in the financial services sector.
Fortinet Earns ‘Recommended’ Rating From NSS Labs For The Company's Advanced Persistent Threats Breach Detection Systems
Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance network security, recently announced its FortiSandbox-3000D is one of the top rated Breach Detection Systems (BDS), delivering 99 percent breach detection and zero false positives, based on real-world comparative analysis conducted by third party NSS Labs.
CurvePay Completes Acquisition Of Transaction Labs
CurvePay, a disruptive new full service payment processor, recently announced the completion of its acquisition of Transaction Labs (T-Labs), the world’s only direct payment processor to combine front and back end processing with Big Data analytics capable of delivering real time, targeted 1-to-1 marketing for brick-and mortar merchants.
Fortinet Delivers FortiGate Network Security Platform On Amazon Web Services Cloud
Fortinet – a world leader in high-performance network security – recently announced that the company’s flagship award-winning FortiGate security platform is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), a division of Amazon.com, Inc., in the AWS Marketplace.
Ingenico And CardConnect Bring EMV Payment And Point-to-Point Encryption Solutions To 50,000 Merchants In The U.S.
Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, has been selected by CardConnect, one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of payment processing services, as their EMV chip-based payment acceptance technology and point-to-point encryption (P2PE) co-development partner to their 50,000 merchant customers in the United States.
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.).