CashStar to Speak at Inaugural R-CISC Collaboratory Summit

Presentation to Explore Gift Card Industry’s Risk Landscape and Information Security Best Practices for Retailers

R-CISC CollaboratoryCashStar today announced that it will be presenting at The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center’s (R-CISC) first ever Collaboratory, being held May 9-10 in Dallas.

While growing rapidly in popularity, digital gifting is still a newer, less regulated industry, making this billion dollar market a lucrative target for cyber criminals. As such, merchants need to be increasingly aware of this potential new target for malicious attacks. In this session, CashStar will discuss the gift card industry’s risk landscape, the sensitive information that should be monitored and secured, and how brands can prioritize gift card security.

Who: Jeremy Ward, manager of security and compliance, CashStar
What: “Emerging Vulnerabilities in Retail&emdash;Gift Card Fraud”
When: Tuesday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. CT
Where: The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club
  1549 Legacy Drive
  Frisco, TX

The two-day forum designed for members of the greater retail and consumer services industries will bring together industry professionals to leverage their collective intelligence, enabling community-driven advancement of information security. The agenda addresses key challenges and collective priorities of strategic retail leaders and security practitioners through a series of workshops created specifically for CISOs, threat analysts, fraud team members, and other information security professionals.

About CashStar
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, enables the world’s top retailers and restaurants to grow and innovate in the rapidly evolving retail environment. CashStar provides best-in-class capabilities, revenue-optimizing risk management and a client success model based on aligned growth, to optimize digital gifting and prepaid commerce experiences. CashStar powers more than 300 leading brands worldwide including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Nine West, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot, Ulta Beauty and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit, follow @CashStar or e-mail

Gina Devine
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