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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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