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11/1/2019
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8 Holiday Security Tips for Retailers

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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Segment the Network
Especially during the holidays when online traffic surges, retailers should make sure their online presence is fully segmented from their internal network resources. Fortinet's Lakahni says it's not uncommon for retailers to have multiple devices on the same network, such as POS terminals, video camera and security systems, and general Internet access. An attacker need only find a weakness in one of those systems to move laterally and launch attacks. 

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Segment the Network

Especially during the holidays when online traffic surges, retailers should make sure their online presence is fully segmented from their internal network resources. Fortinet's Lakahni says it's not uncommon for retailers to have multiple devices on the same network, such as POS terminals, video camera and security systems, and general Internet access. An attacker need only find a weakness in one of those systems to move laterally and launch attacks.

Image Source: Michaelsteflovic via Adobe Stock

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