THREATQ FOR: The Retail and Hospitality Industry
When it comes to cybersecurity, breaches in the retail and hospitality industry might be the most high-profile and are happening at an alarming rate. Subscribing to threat data feeds isn’t enough. Organizations need a way to aggregate and de-duplicate all external and internal threat data, filter out the noise, assess and prioritize threat intelligence, and use that threat intelligence to act — decreasing time to detection and mitigation.
Key Retail and Hospitality Challenges
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND PAYMENT INFORMATION
PII and credit card data is the lifeblood of the retail industry. Every transaction involves the exchange of valuable information, and this massive amount of data makes retailers lucrative targets for threat actors. Secure payment technology helps strengthen defenses, but it is not a silver bullet.
Many of the top threats to the retail and hospitality industry use spear phishing emails that are nearly impossible to discern from legitimate emails. Some campaigns engage in a rapid, wide-scale attack to target multiple merchants concur-rently using a shotgun approach. Others target the merchant’s POS vendor or integrator to gain access.
Bad actors take advantage of the fact that IT and security teams struggle to keep up with patching of their POS systems, e-commerce payment applications and underlying internal infrastructure. As merchants strive to remain competitive, they invest in additional digital channels, applications and technologies that add complexity to the environment and further compound patching challenges.
ThreatQ Brings Order to Retail and Hospitality Security Operations
noise and easily navigate through vast amounts of threat data to focus on critical assets and vulnerabilities.
what matters most for your environment.
for malicious activity which may signal payment card fraud, denial of service attacks and other harm to consumers and merchants.
on known security vulnerabilities in currently active exploits which may impact regulatory status and security posture.
ACCELERATE ANALYSIS AND RESPONSE
to attacks against multiple targets, including POS systems, e-commerce applications, new digital channels and supporting infrastructure.
push threat intelligence to detection and response tools.
“ThreatQ automatically associates indicators to an event so we can quickly pivot and determine the right priority. Instead of wasting time on what ends up being unimportant, we’re focused on what matters. ThreatQ has saved us a lot of time – and that’s incredibly valuable as a threat intel analyst.”
– Threat Intelligence Analyst, Global Hospitality and Entertainment Company
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The Power of ThreatQ
The ThreatQ platform has taken a threat-centric approach to security operations. This approach allows security teams to prioritize based on threat and risk, collaborate across teams, automate actions and workflows and integrate point products into a single security infrastructure.
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