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Protecting Your Customers’ Information

Protecting Your Customers’ Data
Security breaches are happening more frequently. Read on to discover how you can protect yourself and your customers.

The mammoth security breach at Target stores over the 2013 holiday shopping season focused the nation on the reality of cybercrime and identity theft. Forty million people had credit or debit card numbers stolen in the attack and 70 million more had information--such as home addresses and phone numbers--taken by criminals. Target announced the attack on December 19 and just days later, Neiman Marcus reported it had also been the victim of a cyber attack during the holidays.

Protecting Sensitive Customer Data

Protecting Sensitive Customer Data
Credit card security breaches are happening more frequently. Take steps to avoid penalties and protect your customers.

Credit cards. What would today's retailer do without them? If you're like most merchants, you've found that the ubiquitous plastic card has become the default transaction tool for purchases large and small. But there's a hidden danger in being too cavalier about how your staff handles credit card transactions. You can be hit with costly fines and penalties if you ignore increasingly tight regulations governing the protection of customer data, especially if your violation leads to an actual release of customer information into criminal hands.

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards 2014

NYX Cosmetics will host its multinational competition FACE Awards to name the Beauty Vlogger of the Year on YouTube at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Aug. 22.

The third annual Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites Awards 2014 gives contestants a chance to win $25,000, consultations with pro makeup artists, a year’s supply of NYX Cosmetics and the opportunity to build a promising professional career in makeup artistry.

CPNA Introduces Interactive Experience, Report on Hair Care

Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America will present its first-ever interactive experience area on its show floor during the upcoming show July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Mark Cuban Named PBA Business Forum Keynote Speaker

Mark Cuban

Businessman, TV personality and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the Professional Beauty Association's keynote speaker for the 2014 PBA Business Forum, taking place July 13 during PBA Beauty Week. Hosted by Cosmoprof North America, PBA Beauty Week is scheduled for July 12-15 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.