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Cybersecurity for Retail Platform Brief

How a platform approach simplifies and strengthens cybersecurity for stores, distribution centers, POS systems, cloud, computers, and servers

In a competitive and rapidly changing industry that’s continually targeted by cyber criminals, cybersecurity for retail is critical to success. Point-of-sale intrusions and web application attacks seek to steal credit card data or personal information, leading to fraudulent purchases or identity theft. Read this brief for a concise summary of how Palo Alto Networks helps retailers prevent successful cyberattacks and secure customer data while streamlining security operations and compliance. Learn how Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform helps retailers around the world protect their brands and maintain retailer operations by enabling them to

  • Reduce risk and simplify PCI compliance, GDPR compliance and other regulatory compliance with the Zero Trust security model.
  • Prevent data breaches in retail networks by blocking credential theft, the latest exploits, malware and ransomware attacks before they penetrate retail networks or compromise endpoints.
  • Simplify security management with a single pane of glass for network, endpoint, and cloud environments.
  • Grant the right people appropriate access to the right resources, providing another level of security beyond usernames and passwords.
  • Secure mobile devices inside or outside the firewall.
  • Secure private cloud, public cloud, and multi-cloud environments.
  • Safely enable SaaS applications and control their use.
  • Support modern in-store experiences with secure store Wi-Fi, advanced endpoint protection, VPN service for securing remote access, network segmentation and more.

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