This December, British retailers are bracing for an upsurge in consumer spending. Total Holiday shopping sales are expected to reach a staggering £72.2bn – or £351 per person – an increase of more than 2% on last year, according to the Centre for Retail Research. Continue reading →
J.D. Harrison at the Washington Post has both an interesting and factually spot-on article (Ho Ho Hackers) about preventing card fraud this holiday season. I invite you to read it (after you read this!). Continue reading →
I tell people all the time that it is insane to continue to hand credit cards (inherently sensitive information) over to merchants and then to expect the handling of those credit card numbers to be secure. Continue reading →
I love easy solutions to complex problems. Frozen yogurt is a simple solution to the complexities of ice-cream induced weight gain, and if that fails, I understand Spanx work wonders as well.
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Joe's comment are to the point and well stated. Obviously, staying ahead of the criminal element, cyber or physical, is a lifetime pursuit often by hundreds, if not thousands of dedicated experts. Unfortunately, not all companies have the desire or expertise to meet minimum protections and thus the industry pays for it in losses and negative press. Bill Wpprecht