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Cybersecurity for Retail

Nettitude strengthen leading retailers and well-known brands, keeping their customer data and guiding them through compliance requirements such as     PCI DSS.

Cybercrime Against Retailers

Retail organisations are frequently targeted by criminals, primarily due to the large volumes of client data they often hold, as well as credit and debit card information processed in their retail stores and online.


In the event of a breach, e-commerce retailers are at risk of losing credit and debit card information, as well as the personal data of their customers. This can have a significant reputational effect and cause a loss of revenue through decreased consumer confidence as well as fines levied by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and banks.


Ransomware and denial of service attacks are also significant risks to retailers. Key business systems such as point-of-sale devices and e-commerce platforms can be taken offline by such attacks, resulting in immediate and often significant loss of revenue due to a heavy reliance on card payments.


Nettitude helps retailers protect their organisations and achieve compliance goals. Our PCI DSS QSA team can help you achieve and maintain compliance, and we can help mature your overall cybersecurity posture by assessing against standards and guidelines such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001, and other industry best practices. Our security awareness training services can help to ensure your employees are well educated and reduce the risk of social engineering and phishing attacks leading to a compromise and data breach.

Addressing The Challenge Of Cybersecurity In Retail

PCI DSS Compliance – If your organisation is storing, processing, or transmitting credit card information, you must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

The PCI DSS was created with one simple goal – to ensure that businesses can process credit and debit card payments securely, protecting businesses and consumers and reducing the likelihood of card fraud. Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs) are individuals that are certified to assess merchants and service providers against the standard and provide a formal report on compliance (ROC).

Nettitude is a qualified PCI DSS QSA Company and 3DS assessor and can provide support and consultancy as well as formal assessment services. We’re also a PCI ASV provider and can perform penetration and application testing services to support your PCI DSS requirements.

Security Technology – Ensure your organisation has the right processes and technology in place to mitigate an attack.

Cybersecurity and Risk Management – Nettitude perform cybersecurity maturity assessments aligned to recognised standards, which can help you identify potential weaknesses in your organisation and plan to remediate them.

Threat Intelligence – Conduct active threat intelligence audits to predict when an attack is likely to happen.

Incident Response Planning – Make sure your organisation is ready to respond and know what its position is in the eventuality of an attack. Nettitude can assist organisations with responding to a breach as it happens.

Board-level Responsibility – The organisation’s executive board and senior management must play an active and supportive role in the company’s cybersecurity. We can help increase awareness and understanding with your organisation’s senior management and board through exercises such as threat landscape briefings and targeted training sessions.

Security Awareness Training – Employees are critical in reducing the security risk within the organisation. We take a blended approach to security awareness training, including E-Learning in-person/remote training. Expert-led interactive group training sessions can be tailored to your specific needs and take into account your organisational challenges and risks.

Detection Response – Organisations are now investing in detecting a breach through state-of-the-art dedicated security operations centres like Nettitude’s.

Cybersecurity Strategy –Nettitude can help retail organisations define a cybersecurity strategy that aligns with their business objectives and cybersecurity risks and needs.

Nettitude Can Help Your Organisation to Become Cyber Secure

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Cybersecurity Strategy
and Planning

Create a board-level
cybersecurity strategy & plan

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ISO 27001

Addresses requirements for an information security management system

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Security Audit

Analyse your IT infrastructure,
exposing weaknesses and
high-risk practices

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Managed Security

Outsource your network
security services to
cybersecurity experts

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Managed Detection
and Response

Improve your ability to detect
and respond to threats

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Red Teaming

Goal-orientated
penetration testing

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Social Engineering

Explore human weaknesses
found in the organisation

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Penetration Testing

Evaluate the security
of your system(s)

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Web Application Testing

Assess applications for
potential bugs before
going live

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Incident Response

Address and manage the
aftermath of a security breach
or attack

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Security Training

Deliver security awareness
training for key business
stakeholders such as employees

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Why Choose Nettitude As Your Cybersecurity Partner?

Mitigate cyber risk

Nettitude helps its clients to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals, giving a first-line cyber defence and response to all types of incident, and resilience to stand up to cyber-attacks. It also encourages intelligence sharing amongst the technology industry, and sophisticated testing to mitigate an organisations risk of a breach or an attack at every level.

Nettitude’s cybersecurity credentials

As a trusted member of CREST and one of the world’s first accredited CBEST testing organisations you can be sure that you are in the most capable hands.

We are proud to be one of the few global companies that is certified by CREST across all key disciplines. Our team of consultants have achieved the highest accreditations for Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Incident Response services and Threat Intelligence. In parallel, we were the first organisation to be accredited for our Security Operation Centre services.

Nettitude are certified by a range of governing bodies for our work within highly regulated industries, in the financial sectors and the payment card industry and are approved as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company. We practise what we preach and have the highest levels of rigour applied to all the risk management and security controls that are relevant to our organisation itself. We are certified against ISO 27001 and ISO 9001.

Nettitude’s research and development

Through its research and development (R&D) as well as active client work, Nettitude’s dedicated R&D team analyses and studies threat actor behaviour, gaining greater insight into the specific threat landscape within the technology sector. You can also access Nettitude’s latest zero-day discoveries through Nettitude Labs and subscribe to receive Nettitude’s most recent findings as they are publicly released. 

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