Worth The Investment

I’m a bit behind in my reading, so just finished the PYMNTS.com article, “Don’t Bite the Phish Hook,” from August 23 which references RiskIQ’s 2017 State of Enterprise Digital Defense Report. The article suggests that companies “Invest in three things: people, process and tech.” I would add one other – an Information Sharing & Analysis Center (ISAC). For retail…

Read More

Stepping into Leadership: Q&A with Target CISO Rich Agostino

In anticipation of the RH-ISAC’s Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit, our team had the opportunity to ask a few questions to Target’s new CISO, Rich Agostino. We wanted to learn more about his approach to strategic leadership, how he is addressing the threat landscape and advice he has for up-and-coming leaders in the industry. Read his thoughts…

Read More

This #CyberAware month, Two RH-ISAC Members Offer Space for USSS/FBI BEC Workshops

In the true spirit of information sharing and in support of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, two RH-ISAC members, JOANN Stores and Starbucks, offered their space and, more importantly, valuable staff time in support of the US Secret Service’s (USSS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) educational effort on Business Email Compromise (BEC) the broad business community. BEC has…

Read More

RH-ISAC In The News: 6 Steps For Sharing Threat Intelligence

Threat information-sharing first started getting more attention and interest in the cybersecurity industry after the 9/11 terror attacks. So you’d think by now it would be a routine process, especially with the volume of high-profile data breaches in the past few years. But while there has been much progress between the federal government and the…

Read More

Spotlight on RH-ISAC Member: Flashpoint: Shoplifting: Defeating Theft Detection and Prevention Technology

Spotlight on RH-ISAC Member: Flashpoint: Shoplifting: Defeating Theft Detection and Prevention Technology Typically considered one of the most accessible and in many cases least-sophisticated types of crime, shoplifting persists as an undeniably damaging affliction across the retail sector. In fact, the National Retail Security Survey reported that loss of inventory cost U.S. retailers an estimated $49…

Read More