Defining Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) for the Retail and Hospitality Community

Over the last few years, zero trust has become the latest buzzword in the security industry, right up there with digital transformation and shift left. For many, zero trust is seen as a marketing ploy, designed to sell yet another product. For others, zero trust is an abstract ideal with no clear implementation path. In…

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Double Trouble: Why Account Takeover and Fake Accounts are Still Succeeding

Account takeover (ATO) and fake account generation attacks have become wildly successful in recent years, so much so that the FBI’s Cyber Division issued a recent warning to businesses about the growing threat of automated attacks. To better understand the current landscape as it pertains to retailers, Kasada analyzed the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Top…

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Member Spotlight: Victoria Lau

This month’s member spotlight is Victoria Lau, CTI analyst at Saks OFF 5TH Victoria is new to the cybersecurity field, having recently graduated in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and information security from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She originally started her college journey studying pre-law at Vassar, but decided…

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World Cup 2022 RH-ISAC Cyber Threat Landscape Summary

Context On November 20, 2020, the FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to begin in Qatar. Multiple retail, hospitality, and travel organizations are involved in this event to varying degrees and on various fronts and may be affected, including: Organizations, especially hospitality organizations, with a presence in Qatar Organizations that handle sports betting Organizations that…

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When Good Bots Go Bad This Holiday Season

As we approach this 2022 holiday season, retailers will be faced with myriad pressures, some a continuation of market conditions from years past, others a bit more unexpected. Supply chain challenges remain, but instead of empty shelves, there’s a twist — driven by changing consumer preferences and buying behaviors. Red-hot categories like apparel and home…

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