Research Report

Shopping Spree: Cybercriminals Target Retail as Stores Reopen to the Public

Brick-and-mortar retailers were largely shut down as the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world. Now that the economy is starting to kick back into gear, the market is experiencing a retail “start-of-life” event that brings many new security concerns, as cybercriminals plot to target the weaknesses of POS systems that have been dormant for months now.

Download this report to learn about the primary cybersecurity factors that are coming into play as retailers begin to reopen their physical stores, including:

  • Stalled on-premise systems that have not received maintenance and patching since before the pandemic
  • The industry's shift in focus from brick-and-mortar to ecommerce and its effect on cybercrime
  • How retailers can ensure their systems are secured while maintaining compliance with PCI DSS data privacy requirements