R-CISC Hosts inaugural Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit

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 insights and share information on key cybersecurity topics. With a stellar lineup of more than 30 speakers from organizations such as AT&T, Google, and Facebook, as well as cybersecurity firms such as Tripwire, ThreatConnect, Verisign iDefense, Stroz Friedberg, Return Path, Stroz Friedberg, Immunio, and Anomali. The two-day event covered the top most critical topics affecting R-CISC members.

Session topics included: the ripple effect within an organization after a breach, how to influence, innovate and secure the internet of things, learning how to use metrics and dashboards without the purchasing of new tools, the impact on a business who turn to Mobile Device payment systems and more. The Retail ISAC also brought journalist Brian Krebs to join in and provide the opening keynote on the second day..

For further details related to the R-CISC Summit, please visit summit.r-cisc.org. To learn more about the R-CISC, please visit www.r-cisc.org.

About The R-CISC: The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) is the trusted cybersecurity resource for retailers, consumer services companies, and cyber security industry partners worldwide. Created in 2014 in response to the increased number and sophistication of attacks against consumer industries, the R-CISC supports traditional retailers and online commerce including apparel, food and restaurants, lodging, entertainment, online retailers and other forms of commercial services.

The R-CISC supports these sectors and its member base of over $1 trillion in annual revenues through providing community-driven threat intelligence, industry-specific research and development, ongoing, peer-driven and professional education and training opportunities available virtually or through the numerous in-person R-CISC gatherings including the annual Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit. 

Please direct all media inquiries to PR@r-cisc.org if you would like to speak to an expert from the R-CISC team.