Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 47 | Page 76

INDUSTRY WATCH Managing cybersecurity risks in the retail sector Organisations operating in the retail sector are responsible for safeguarding huge amounts of customer data and ensuring a secure, smooth shopping experience for those who choose to use online services. The cost of a breach is huge, both financially and reputationally. Shailendra Singh, Chief Information Security Officer – Capillary Technologies, talks us through some of the main cyber-risks and how these can be addressed. 76 INTELLIGENTCIO