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Retail Breaches: More to Come

Gartner's Avivah Litan on 2014 Financial Fraud Trends
Retail Breaches: More to Come

The Target breach was the hot topic for many RSA 2014 attendees, but Gartner's Avivah Litan was already talking about the next Target - a UK retailer that may have suffered a similar hack, exposing payment card data.

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Details were only just emerging, but they confirmed what Litan and other observers have said: Retail breaches are the fraud du jour, and similar stories will be breaking in the weeks ahead.

In a video interview recorded at RSA 2014, Litan discusses:

  • How the fraudsters are upping their game;
  • Gaps between the attackers and defenders;
  • Fraud trends that are most likely to unfold over 2014.

Litan, a vice president at Gartner Research, is a recognized authority on financial fraud. She has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Her areas of expertise include financial fraud; authentication; access management; identity proofing; identity theft; fraud detection and prevention applications; and other areas of information security and risk. She also covers security issues related to payment systems and PCI compliance.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

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Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.

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