• Retail industry leads the way in data breaches

    4 monthes ago - By Beta News

    The largest share of data breach incidents involved the retail industry, closely followed by food and beverages, according to a new report. The 2017 Global Security Report from Trustwave shows that 22 percent of incidents involved the retail industry, followed by food and beverages at 20 percent. Incidents involving point of sale systems also increased from 22 percent in 2015 to 31 percent in 2016. POS breaches are more common in North America which has been slower than the rest of the world to roll out the EMV chip and pin standard, suggesting that hackers are keen to exploit...
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