Businesses Must Secure Customer Data to Ensure Holiday Season Success

The holiday season is prime time for the use of credit card skimmers in retail environments. This time of year, the number of transactions increases and the ability of the average retailer to respond to threats is limited due to the amount of activity. Furthermore, most companies are in a change freeze between Thanksgiving and Christmas, slowing the rollout of new or modified security controls. According to the 2016 American Express Digital Payments Security Survey, 60 percent of merchants surveyed reported experiencing fraudulent online sales and a quarter say their level of online fraud has…

Source: Security Bloggers Network @ November 28, 2016 at 02:36PM

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