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11/1/2019
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Here's how retailers can protect their businesses from attackers and scammers hoping to wreak havoc during the most wonderful time of the year.
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Secure Your Cloud
Aamir Lakhani, global security strategist and researcher at Fortinet, says retailers need to remember that cloud providers generally only protect the underlying infrastructure that the company's resources are sitting on. It falls on retailers to protect their data, applications, and any virtual infrastructures that are in place. 
Retailers also need to review their cloud exposure and harden their security posture, focusing on cloud server misconfigurations and lax password policies, RH-ISAC's Kelati adds.  

Image Source: Estherpoon via Adobe Stock

Secure Your Cloud

Aamir Lakhani, global security strategist and researcher at Fortinet, says retailers need to remember that cloud providers generally only protect the underlying infrastructure that the company's resources are sitting on. It falls on retailers to protect their data, applications, and any virtual infrastructures that are in place.

Retailers also need to review their cloud exposure and harden their security posture, focusing on cloud server misconfigurations and lax password policies, RH-ISAC's Kelati adds.

Image Source: Estherpoon via Adobe Stock

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