Leading retailers face an increasing number of security issues affecting their business and confidence levels. Big brands have been hit by data breaches while striving to offer more competitive services. At the same time, they are dealing with onerous risk and compliance requirements, increasingly scarce security resources, complex technologies and a constantly changing threat environment. CGI helps retailers establish more confident, effective and compliant security programs across all channels

Retail security challenges

Today’s retailers must understand the risks they face in connecting with customers, reaching new markets, creating new revenue streams through product and service innovation, and reengineering the supply chain—all while driving cost reductions. Yet, less than 11% of retailers are estimated to have adopted industry-standard security measures. Many do not have the capacity to effectively address:

  • Compliance with PCI-DSS, privacy and other regulatory requirements
  • Identity and data loss theft
  • Scarcity of skilled security resources
  • Understanding of safeguard effectiveness
  • Enhancement of employee security awareness
  • Adaption of security programs to new business models
  • Protection of data from threats, including corporate espionage and cyberattacks

Proven retail security expertise

CGI partners with major retail brands to protect their businesses by assessing their security posture and analyzing potential cyber risks. We continuously monitor for threats in real-time and put in place the necessary defenses. We also have helped retail and consumer goods clients adapt and remain competitive through the transformation of complex retail systems critical to success in today's marketplace.

Security is part of everything we do

CGI is one of the few providers worldwide with three accredited security certification facilities—in Canada, the U.S. and the UK. In addition, our 10 Security Operations Centers continuously identify and deploy the best solutions to maintain a state-of-the-art infrastructure, handling more than 550 million cyber events per month.

Our end-to-end cybersecurity offerings for retail include: 

  • Enterprise security management
  • Security architecting and engineering
  • Managed security services 

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