Collective Genius, Common Purpose In-Person Events Build Relationships, Trust

Even more important than the virtual intel sharing we do every day is the networking and discussions that build relationships and deepen trust among our teams. Trust is created through in-person dialog and mutual respect during these face to face workshops. Deep trust will enable us to share more openly and freely whether through the listserv, threat intel calls, or through 1:1 intelligence sharing.

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We’ve Changed Our Name, but the Mission Remains the Same

The RH-ISAC was built to create a secure place for retailers to share cybersecurity information and intelligence to not only better protect their own companies, but to also strengthen the entire sector – a rising tide lifting all boats. What started with about 30 companies coming together in Pittsburgh, PA, in 2014 has now grown…

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Putting Out Fires on Multiple Fronts

If there’s a fire to put out in the Charlottesville, VA, area, you’ll probably find Alex Belgard there – whether it’s an actual fire or the cyber kind. As team lead of network and security for Crutchfield Corporation, Alex leads the security team for the privately held, online retailer that specializes in a wide range of…

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An Interview with RH-ISAC Board Director: Ken Athanasiou

We recently interviewed RH-ISAC Board Director, Ken Athanasiou, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, AutoNation, Inc., about his involvement with the RH-ISAC and his thoughts for its future. He feels that cooperation and communication are vital if retailers are to be successful in combatting organized crime and nation-state actors. RH-ISAC: Can you tell us a bit…

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