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R-CISC and Symantec Partner to Deliver Actionable Threat Intelligence Workshops Across the Country

Apr 26, 2018

The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) and Symantec Corporation have teamed up to host a series of workshops designed to equip retail information security and cyber intelligence practitioners with practical strategies to take action on cyber threat intelligence at the tactical, operat...

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R-CISC Adds Seasoned Security Professionals, Bolstering Retail ISAC Team

Mar 21, 2018

Washington, DC — The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), home of the Retail ISAC, today announced the addition of seasoned security professionals to its intelligence team. Tommy McDowell will lead the Retail ISAC as senior director, Harpreet Kalra and Muktar Kelati will join as se...

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Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Announces Date for Annual Summit

Feb 26, 2018

The Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit will be October 2 -3 in Denver, Colorado   Washington, DC — The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the Retail ISAC, today announced the dates for its third annual Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit.   The 2018 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit ...

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Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) and Shape Security Announce Strategic Partnership

Feb 15, 2018

Shape Security will host a featured webinar in the R-CISC’s recently announced Cyber Thursday series   Washington, DC – The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) and Shape Security will kick off a strategic partnership on Thursday, February 15, with a webinar aimed at helping retai...

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Inside Cybersecurity: Retail info-sharing center forms group focused on cyber threats to hotel industry

Feb 14, 2018

Read the full article at Inside Cybersecurity: http://bit.ly/2Es9dOL The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center has formed the Gaming and Hospitality Cybersecurity Alliance to serve as a cyber information-sharing group for the hospitality and entertainment industries, with a particular focus on s...

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R-CISC Forms Gaming and Hospitality Cybersecurity Alliance (GHCA), a Dedicated Information and Intelligence Sharing Alliance

Feb 13, 2018

Washington, DC – Today, the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) announced the formation of the Gaming and Hospitality Cybersecurity Alliance (GHCA), a dedicated information and intelligence sharing group within the R-CISC. MGM Resorts International will co-chair the alliance in part...

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R-CISC and Columbus Collaboratory To Discuss Threat Intelligence Exchange Best Practices at Inaugural International Information Sharing Conference

Nov 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org R-CISC and Columbus Collaboratory To Discuss Threat Intelligence Exchange Best Practices at Inaugural International Information Sharing Conference TruSTAR to host panel with ...

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Cross-Industry Fraud Increasing; Trend Drives Organizations to Share Data for Mutual Benefit According to LexisNexis® Fraud Mitigation Study

Oct 12, 2017

Increased interest in sharing data to fight fraud LexisNexis Risk Solutions today released its annual LexisNexis® Fraud Mitigation Study, which found that people who commit fraud in one industry are increasingly emboldened to exploit other industries, too, giving organizations greater incentive to ...

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National ISACs, FBI, USSS and Symantec Collaborate to Fight Business Email Compromise

Oct 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org National ISACs, FBI, USSS and Symantec Collaborate to Fight Business Email Compromise Roadshow Cities Announced Washington, DC – A group of national ISACs, The U.S. Secret...

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Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Announces New Board Members and Leadership

Oct 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Announces New Board Members and Leadership Washington, DC — At its Annual Summit in Chicago this week, the Retail Cyber In...

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R-CISC Announces Winners of First-Annual Peer Choice Awards

Oct 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org R-CISC Announces Winners of First-Annual Peer Choice Awards Target, MGM Resorts, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Flashpoint recognized by peers for leadership in the cyber securi...

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R-CISC’s Executive Director, Suzie Squier, to speak at Global Gaming Expo

Oct 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org R-CISC’s Executive Director, Suzie Squier, to speak at Global Gaming Expo Squier to participate in “Actionable Intelligence: Efficient And Effective Security Solutions”...

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Accenture Announced as Title Sponsor for Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Annual Summit in October

Sep 25, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org Accenture Announced as Title Sponsor for Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Annual Summit in October Accenture joins Target and P&G as a keynote speakers Was...

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The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Joins as Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

Sep 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Joins as Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 Washington, DC — The Retail Cyber Intelli...

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Target, Best Buy, VF Corporation and P&G Announced Among Featured Speakers at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Annual Summit

Aug 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org Target, Best Buy, VF Corporation and P&G Announced Among Featured Speakers at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Annual Summit R-CISC announces agenda for a...

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R-CISC Intelligence Director speaks at RVAsec 2017

Jul 13, 2017

Over the last several years, retail breaches have become some of the highest profile stories, but just like any other vertical target, the day-to-day offense and defense continues to evolve. The ebbs and flows of attackers and defenders don’t always make the news, which is a good thing, but what d...

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Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Announces New Executive Director

May 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July, 7, 2017                              Contact: R-CISC Press Office pr@r-cisc.org                            The R-CISC will expand its sharing capabilities in the coming months Washington, DC — The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (...

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Business Wire: Closing the Retail Cybersecurity Gap Between Breaches and Fraud

Feb 8, 2016

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) Team to Offer Retailers an End-to-End Solution for Mitigating Cyber Threats February 07, 2017 12:06 PM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While retailers are getting better at combatting cybersecurity ...

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Podcast: Fighting Organized Cybercrime

Dec 5, 2016

In this episode, Brian Engle of R-CISC Calls for International Threat Information Sharing on the Bank Info Security podcast. Please click here to listen to the podcast. Cyberattacks waged by organized crime groups are simultaneously targeting a wider array of industries worldwide, which is why cro...

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The R-CISC Hosts its first Wargaming Exercise

Jul 14, 2016

Boston, MA – July 14, 2016 The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the cybersecurity resource for the retail industry, today hosted a Wargaming Exercise in collaboration with Synchrony Financial, an R-CISC associate member, and Deloitte at the TJX Companies Headquarters. The R-CISC ...

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The R-CISC hosts an Analysts’ Hunting Expedition Event at TJX Companies Headquarters

Jul 14, 2016

Boston, MA – July 13, 2016 The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the cybersecurity resource for the retail industry, today hosted an Analysts’ Hunting Expedition at TJX Companies Headquarters. The event was held in partnership with Anomali, an associate member of the R-CISC, bro...

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R-CISC Provides Insights to Retail Facility Managers

May 26, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – 26 MAY, 2016- Retail Store Maintenance, the official publication of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association features new risks to retail facilities in their May/June 2016 publication. The number one risk identified for retailers is the threat of cyber-attack, with th...

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R-CISC Hosts inaugural Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit

May 1, 2016

Chicago, IL – The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the cybersecurity resource for the retail industry, hosted its inaugural summit April 25-26, 2016 in Chicago, IL. The R-CISC brought together over 200 participants from the retailer and consumer service industries to exchange ins...

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Are Retailers Improving Cybersecurity?

Feb 4, 2016

In the wake of big-box retail breaches such as Target and Home Depot, retailers for the past two years been at the center of an ongoing cybersecurity debate with banking institutions.   And most recently, the American Bankers Association fueled that debate by releasing a new report citing a near...

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National Retailers Join with the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center to Fight Cyber Attack

Feb 3, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) teamed up with Target to host the first Retail Cybersecurity Analyst Hunting Expedition, supporting cyber security specialists in detecting and preventing retail cyber-attacks.   The R-CISC Analyst Hunting Expedition was a me...

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On the Wire Podcast: Wendy Nather

Dec 23, 2015

In this episode, the guest is Wendy Nather, Research Director at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) is interviewed by Dennis Fisher from On the Wire. Dennis and Wendy discuss the challenges of fighting fraud, the biggest security threats facing retailers right now, and the ef...

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R-CISC Advisory: 2015 Holiday Guidance

Dec 15, 2018

The holiday season is almost here. Large and small retailers are getting ready; they’re building up inventory, hiring part time employees, and preparing for Black Friday. Customers are finishing their shopping lists and scouring the Internet for discounts.   Another group – one that operates in...

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Report: How Retailers Can Prepare for Cyber-Attacks During the 2015 Holiday Season

Dec 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) has released a guidance report that has been prepared in collaboration with cybersecurity experts and government partners to prepare retailers for potential hacking threats during this holiday shopping season.   Built on ins...

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Cybersecurity Expert Working with Nonprofit to Prevent Breaches of Purchases Made in Person or Online

Dec 9, 2015

Anyone who shops will admit that a fun day at the mall or making a purchase online could turn disastrous if a credit or debit card account is hacked, and now there is a new team helping to thwart attackers and cybersecurity threats. Working to prevent breaches by strengthening the business of cybers...

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SecTor Blog – Cyberthreats: R-CISC’s Wendy Nather on Retail Risks

Nov 21, 2015

When it comes to cyberthreats, retailers are among the most heavily targeted. Companies like Target, Home Depot and TJ Maxx have all made the headlines over the last few years as attackers pilfered credit card records by the millions from their servers and POS systems.     Wendy Nather is the rese...

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National Restaurant Association Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness for Restaurants

Nov 5, 2015

  The National Restaurant Association today announced the release of “Cybersecurity 101: A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators.” The free guide, available atRestaurant.org/Cybersecurity, is available for restaurant operators interested in learning the basics of how to implement an enterprise-wide ...

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Retailers Launch Comprehensive Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center

May 14, 2015

  Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several of America’s most recognized retail brands, launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis C...

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Retail-ISAC Launches Cyber Sharing Portal Supported By FS-ISAC

Mar 24, 2015

  The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) announced it has reached another key milestone and expanded the capabilities of its Retail Information Sharing Analysis Center (Retail ISAC) with the establishment of an intelligence sharing portal managed by the FS-ISAC. R-CISC Intelligence S...

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Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center Hires Executive Director

Feb 5, 2015

The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) announced today it has hired Brian Engle to serve as the Executive Director of the Center. As Executive Director, Engle will report directly to the R-CISC Board of Directors and be responsible for management of the organization’s day-to-day aff...

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