Security awareness, Identity and Access, Cybercrime

Tested by pandemic, retailers balance security with customer demands

October 7, 2021
Seen here, Walmart's network operations center. The company saw a 1,000% increase in utilization of remote access tools by employees as a result of the pandemic. (Walmart)
Jerry Geisler, the senior vice president and chief information security officer of Walmart’s global information security department, speaks during a fireside chat at Walmart’s Sp4rkCon event. (Walmart)
Jill Aitoro

SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.

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