Cyber Security in Retail and eCommerce

The rapid pace of digitisation has led many retailers to set up an eCommerce offering without fully considering the multitude of risks they face when moving sales operations online. Unfortunately, many websites lack basic security controls, which makes them an easy target for hackers.

84% of consumers say how a business uses and protects data is the top issue when deciding who to buy from and work with.

Protecting customer information from cyber threats has never been more important.

Retailers operating online face a wide range of cyber security challenges

  • •   Keeping pace with rapid digitisation of retail systems
  • •   Maintaining security while improving accessibility and user experience
  • •   Identifying and managing security exposures across the supply chain
  • •   Meeting PCI DSS requirements for card payments
  • •   Complying with the data security requirements of the GDPR
Key security questions for retailers
  • •   Is payment processing PCI DSS compliant?

  • •   How often are websites and POS systems tested for vulnerabilities?

  • •   Are suitable controls in place to prevent sophisticated threats?

  • •   Are systems able to identify threats that bypass the perimeter?

  • •   Is there a plan in place to detect, remediate and report breaches?

  • •   What systems and controls are in place to mitigate insider threats?

  • •   How is the personal data of clients processed and protected?