WASHINGTON, D.C., May 14, 2019 – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today announced its event level sponsorship of Retail Council of Canada’s (RCC) STORE 2019 event on May 28-29, 2019, in Toronto, ON.
STORE 2019 is RCC’s two-day conference involving over 2000 leaders from the retail, supplier and consumer products community held annually in Toronto. With a comprehensive agenda and stellar networking opportunities targeted to the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada, STORE is the must-attend retail event of the season.
RH-ISAC’s support of the STORE 2019 Conference reinforces RH-ISAC’s mission to share cybersecurity best practices and cyber threat information in retail and hospitality between Canadian and US organizations. Collaboration improves visibility and collectively mitigate cyber risks across international borders.
As a member of the RCC, RH-ISAC works to address the needs of international cybersecurity for retail and hospitality leaders.
RH-ISAC Vice President of Membership and Operations Jennifer McGoldrick-Stenberg notes the importance of the partnership with RCC, “Cybersecurity threats and actors are transnational, and it is evident that all retail and hospitality companies benefit from information sharing amongst one another leading to improved visibility and collective mitigation for cyber risks.”
To register or to learn more about STORE 2019, visit https://www.storeconference.ca/register
The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) is the trusted community for sharing sector-specific cyber security information and intelligence. The RH-ISAC connects information security teams at the strategic, operational and tactical levels to work together on issues and challenges, to share practices and insights, and to benchmark among each other – all with the goal of building better security for the retail and hospitality industries through collaboration. RH-ISAC serves retail, hotels, restaurants, gaming and other consumer-facing entities. For more information, visit www.rhisac.org.
About Retail Council of Canada
Retail is Canada’s largest private sector employer with over 2.1 million Canadians working in our industry. The sector annually generates over $76 billion in wages and employee benefits. Core retail sales (excluding vehicles and gasoline) were $375 billion in 2018. Retail Council of Canada (RCC) members represent more than two-thirds of core retail sales in the country. RCC is a not-for-profit industry-funded association that represents small, medium and large retail businesses in every community across the country. As The Voice of Retail™ in Canada, we proudly represent more than 45,000 storefronts in all retail formats, including department, grocery, specialty, discount, independent retailers and online merchants. RetailCouncil.org
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