Retailers Can’t Afford to Neglect Security


In recent blog posts from K2, we’ve highlighted the need for additional application security for healthcare and financial verticals with the increased attacks on those organizations.  In a recent article in Supply Chain Brain, security for another vertical was covered, retailers and their specific need for increased security.  Security for retailers is especially important now with the increase in online activity during the recent holiday (an estimated 49% increase over the same holiday period last year) and with the pandemic forcing more customers to shop online.  Add the increase in online shopping with the trend of increased cyber attacks during the pandemic, and it is obvious that security needs to be a top priority for any retailer.

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