The cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving, and attacks are increasingly sophisticated. The number of known strains of malware multiplied by 71 percent in 2013 alone.* Retailers must not only address today’s threats, but be ready for tomorrow’s threats as well. R-CISC’s Research arm is a forward-looking group charged with gaining a better understanding of the future of cybersecurity.
Through partnerships with leading academic institutions and other organizations, R-CISC will provide the industry with insight on emerging technologies and potential new threats. A focus on actionable research outputs will ensure that retailers are able to apply this knowledge in their own organizational planning.
Retail Industry “Hard Problems Report” published annually
Participation in collaborative challenges that foster innovative ideas that combat cybersecurity challenges specific to the retail industry
Engagement with subject matter experts researching current challenges