Tripwire Announces Webcast on Anatomy of a Retail Mega Breach

Security leader to provide inside view of high-profile retail data breaches and techniques retailers used to thwart them.

Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 01, 2014

Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced a new webcast titled “Hacking Point of Sale: Anatomy of a Mega Retail Breach”.

As recent retail mega breaches have demonstrated, point of sale and payment systems create unique security challenges for retailers. Over a third of data breaches in 2013 were the result of point-of-sale intrusions. According to Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, 85 percent of last year’s point-of-sale breaches took weeks to detect, yet retailers are confident in their ability to detect data breaches.

Join retail security expert Slava Gomzin, author of “Hacking Point of Sale,” and Ken Westin, Tripwire security researcher, for a behind-the-scenes look at the causes, solutions and attack paths used in recent retail mega breaches.

Webcast attendees will learn:

  • Detailed attack scenarios behind recent high-profile retail data breaches.
  • Tools and techniques attackers use to target retail payment applications and systems.
  • Why PCI-compliant retailers are still vulnerable to breaches and what they can do to protect themselves.

Attendees will receive a sample chapter of Slava Gomzin’s book titled “Payment Application Architecture”. Qualified attendees will earn one CPE credit for their participation.

The webcast will take place Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PDT.

To register for the webcast, or for additional information, please visit: http://info.tripwire.com/Hacking-Point-of-Sale-How-Mega-Retailers-are-Compromised.html.

About Tripwire

Tripwire is a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, enabling enterprises, government agencies and service providers to effectively connect security to their business. Tripwire provides the broadest set of foundational security controls including security configuration management, vulnerability management, file integrity monitoring, log and event management. Tripwire solutions deliver unprecedented visibility, business context and security business intelligence allowing extended enterprises to protect sensitive data from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats.


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