Michele Dupré

Michele Dupré

Michele Dupré is the group vice president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a division of Verizon Communications that provides services and products for Verizon’s business and government clients globally.

How to Stay One Step Ahead in Retail’s Shifting Cybersecurity Landscape

New advancements in technology are changing the retail industry in unprecedented ways, further blending the physical and digital worlds and forever evolving customer experience. As the industry changes, so do the methods cybercriminals use to steal sensitive data from companies and consumers. Prior to 2018, cybersecurity data suggested that the most common type of incident…

Retail in the Post-Digital Era: Helping Retailers Blend Physical and Virtual Worlds

Retailers that once tried to compete with e-commerce giants have long since shifted to become giants in their own right. Today, retail is shifting again, weaving digital into every aspect of operations, largely driven by brands need to anticipate individual customers’ evolving desires. Additionally, over a decade of transformation has sparked a shift in consumer habits and…

Retailers Need to Take Mobile Device Security Seriously

As retailers move towards enabling more of their front-line employees with mobile devices, they're finding that if they don’t take the necessary precautions, they're leaving themselves increasingly exposed to threats from security compromises. According to the latest Mobile Security Index from Verizon, retailers, wholesalers and hospitality companies reported a significant spike in mobile compromises in…

Calling All Retailers: Understanding Cyber Threats and How to Combat Them

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a crucial form of protection for businesses across industries working to combat a variety of threats. It's easy for organizations and individuals to grow complacent about security, but implementing measures to protect the data of customers, partners and your own business is a key step in mitigating cyber risks,…

Can Retailers Trust Their Third-Party Vendors?

For many retailers, working with third-party vendors is part and parcel of doing business, offering financial benefits and operational flexibility. However, as companies take increasing care to protect themselves against cyberattacks, their vendors often don’t face nearly as much scrutiny. Third parties, which vary in their ability to safeguard against bad actors, may simply not…

How Retailers Can Protect Customer (and Company) Data This Shopping Season

With a record year of online shopping expected this holiday season, it's crucial that retailers take the appropriate steps to keep not only their data, but the data of their customers secure. According to the Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report, only 50 percent of retail companies are fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry (PCI)…

How Retailers Can Keep Customers and Companies Secure

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is one of the most important concerns and key area of risk for businesses. Recently, the EU’s deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) passed, leaving companies with the significant responsibility to align with the new law and demonstrate firm control and security over customers’ data. Implementing…