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Five Ways to Keep Cyber Crime at Bay

November 12, 2014
David F. Katz

Reprinted with permission from Financial Times

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Target, Home Depot, Staples, Neiman Marcus, Michaels, Sally’s Beauty. What once looked like a list of US retailers is now a list of hacking victims, as cyber criminals attack chains in hope of harvesting millions and customer credit card details.

Cyber security industry experts say it was the attack on Target in last year’s holiday season that shook complacent boards awake to the threat of malicious hackers. But as the series of more recent victims shows, not every retailer has got its cyber security measures sorted as we head into the shopping season of 2014. Here are the five key things retailers should be doing:

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