Fraud and Cybercrime Aren’t Just Seasonal Threats to Retailers

Thanksgiving in the United States is not only a harbinger of the holiday season but also of a predictable barrage of messaging around an escalation in fraud. The increase in transactions coinciding with the online holiday shopping season does come with an increase in fraud, which hardly surprises security professionals in retail and other relevant markets. But despite the marketing from vendors promising all the answers around combating holidays-inspired fraud and cybercrime, these campaigns hardly address the biggest challenges imposed upon retailers every single day.

November 6, 2018