Consumers interact with brands differently than they did even a few years ago – including how they research, interact with, and purchase products and services.
Retailers understand why the holiday season seems to start a little earlier each year. And even though the consumer in all of us might cringe as retailers adorn Christmas trees right next to the Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving tableware, we know that a longer holiday season means more sales and a more profitable year.
Fifty-four percent of those 2014 breaches related to identity theft; 17 percent to financial access; and 11 percent to account access. And in that year, 32 data records were lost or stolen every second—averaging out to almost 2.8 million a day. In a world of widespread breaches, card issuers must look at reissuance as an opportunity.