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The Hidden Threats Within Our Nation’s POS Systems

There are escalating security vulnerabilities at work in the nation’s point-of-sale (POS) systems. This situation can be quite series and one that deserves immediate attention and accompanying remediation.

In the last ten years there have been over 1,350 breaches made public within retail and business organizations. In 2016 alone, high profile breaches from Wendy’s, Eddie Bauer, Vera Wang, and Omni Hotels have shaken these companies and left impacted customers angry and frustrated.

’Tis The Season … For POS System Attacks?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… especially if you’re a hacker. As consumers race to catch the shopping deals and retailers battle it out for their attention and dollars, hackers lurk in the shadows, ready for a chance to strike. This year, they have their eyes on the point-of-sale (POS) system prize. Carolyn Crandall, CMO of Attivo Networks, joined this week’s Hacker Tracker to share the vulnerabilities impacting POS systems and discuss whether massive data breaches are on the horizon in the months ahead.

Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks Recognized as a CRN 2016 Women of the Channel

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Chief Marketing Officer, Carolyn Crandall to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

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