Retail Articles

  1. AI-Based Fraud Detection Comes To The Mastercard Global Network
    12/28/2016

    Decision Intelligence™ leverages machine learning to boost approvals for genuine transactions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. New Ransomware Forces Victims To Spread Virus For Key
    12/20/2016

    New unpublished ransomware offers decryption in exchange for infecting more targets. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. How Is Automation Software Impacting The Retail IT Channel?
    12/12/2016

    Business Solutions recently connected with Jim Roddy, a Reseller & ISV Business Advisor for Vantiv’s PaymentsEdge Advisory Services, to talk about his company’s recent survey on automation software in the point of sale (POS) channel. Vantiv surveyed 113 of its reseller and ISV partners in mid-November.

  4. Growing Insider Threats And The Need For End User Cybersecurity Engagement
    12/5/2016

    Nearly half of IT pros are more concerned about insider threats than external ones. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. 48% Of Organizations Have Suffered Ransomware Attacks In Past Year
    11/29/2016

    It takes an average of 33 hours to recover from a ransomware attack. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. 95% Of Ransomware Attacks Bypass Firewalls; 77% Permeate Email Filtering
    11/22/2016

    One-third of attacks were successful even when victims had undergone security awareness training. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. The Future Of Technology Holds Never-Ending Innovation For Retail
    11/21/2016

    Technology in the retail sector has been experiencing major enhancements recently. From the early days of the cash register and hand-written sales slips to the computer technology and IOS Systems of today, retailers are adapting with new solutions to marketing and selling problems. By Rick Delgado, contributing writer

  8. Retail Tech Resellers: Where Will Your Customers Invest In 2017?
    11/14/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies magazine has published its annual Retail Tech Spending Report for 2017 and it’s must-read content for anyone in the retail IT industry — especially retail resellers who want to see what’s around the corner in their vertical. This special issue arrived on my desk just hours ago and I’ve already underlined several key passages.

  9. Ransomware Locky Rears Its Head Again In Massive Attack
    11/7/2016

    14 million Locky-laden emails are pumped out in just five hours. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. POS, Payment Processing, AIDC, And IP Video News
    10/31/2016

    Honeywell has released new models of its MP Series compact industrial label printers. The MP Series printers are among the smallest industrial label printers on the market, featuring all-metal casings for improved durability. The MP Series printers can be used in almost any orientation and can be mounted on walls, manufacturing lines, or fork trucks. In short, Honeywell has designed these printers for industrial work environments where space is an issue.