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Lessons Learned from the 2013 Holiday Season

| Andrew Hodes

Retail marketers have been busy examining the results of their holiday initiatives to reflect on what worked, what didn’t and what can be improved. From a technology perspective, here are three of the most poignant lessons that can provide valuable guidance for retail marketers in the coming year.

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6 Takeaways from the Target Security Breach

| MCM Staff

What can businesses and retailers learn from Target security breach? Here are some of key takeaway tips from WatchGuard Technologies’ Director of Security Strategy and Research Corey Nachreiner.

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DMA Calls for New Measures to Enhance Data Security

| MCM Staff

In response to the recent spate of data security breaches on retailers and others, the DMA issued a call to action to all data-driven marketers to recommit to DMA’s long-standing commitment to ensure the security of consumer data.

SecureState Releases Black POS Malware Scanning Tool

| MCM Staff

SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, has developed a custom scanning tool that retailers can use to detect Black POS malware, and other similar strains. Black POS is the reported culprit behind recent retail data breaches, and is also known as KAPTOXA, a more advanced version of the original malware.