Data breaches lead to indirect and long-term effects like negative press, loss of trust, and lost business from once loyal customers. Keep in mind the costs of a data breach go beyond funds possibly stolen from the company or its shoppers, but also the financial responsibility involved, such as:
By outsourcing IT, you can:
We see a heightened urgency to implement more robust, holistic, strategic security today. That urgency derives from several factors:
Retail organizations need a continuously evolving set of cybersecurity standards that shift defenses from traditional static, network-based perimeters to focus on users, assets, and resources.
Zero Trust systems always validate access for all resources to ensure only authorized and approved individuals are accessing data. It shifts defenses from traditional static, network-based perimeters to focus on:
Technologies often used in Zero Trust include:
Experts say that today’s employee cybersecurity training should:
Cybersecurity risks are ever-present as threats continue to become more sophisticated. At the same time, rapid change in retail industry competition, compliance, economic conditions, staffing issues, and new and legacy technologies can expose you to data breaches that could cost billions.
Don't fall into the high-cost trap of not doing enough, or worse, doing nothing. Reliable, always-on cybersecurity needs always to remain top of mind.
Visit the Ricoh Cybersecurity Solutions page to discover best-in-class solutions and technology to safeguard your retail business against the latest threats.