One in three retailers faced a cyber attack in the past year. While retailers have a larger security footprint than others with physical theft, credit card skimming and the like the cyber challenges are just as real, if not more than other industries.
The rise of ransomware continues to be a plague while other types of malware continuously infect systems.
Digital transformation is particularly hard on retailers as everything from in-store cameras to sensors, beacons and POS machines reamin difficult to secure.
Retailers have to contend with outdated operating systems, EOL software and other challenges.
Let's face it - intrusion detection systems are outdated. How about systems that you can't log into to begin with? Didn't know those exist? How about systems that you can't arbirarily execute remote code on? Those exist too.