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Adam Smith, CFE, CFI

Adam Smith, CFE, CFI

Adam Smith, CFE, CFI is the former senior regional manager of asset protection for Winn-Dixie’s Montgomery region, which includes stores in Alabama, South Georgia, and the Florida panhandle. He began his loss prevention career more than a decade ago with Parisian department stores, and has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Florida State University.

Articles by Adam Smith, CFE, CFI

Process Loss and Cross-Functional LP Teams

Professional Development

Process Loss and Cross-Functional LP Teams

Ask any loss prevention team what the most important aspect of interfacing with senior management is, and you’re likely to hear the terms “partnerships” and “cross-functional.” These elements are not specific to the loss prevention industry. You would probably hear a similar response from an executive in any other department.

Working cross-functionally

Could Bitcoin Stave Off Credit Card Hackers?

Data Protection

Could Bitcoin Stave Off Credit Card Hackers?

The idea that an Internet currency could solve the credit card hacker epidemic may seem counterintuitive. After all, hacking is a product of the Internet. Without the Internet, there would not be any point-of-sale (POS) retail hacking to fear. Bitcoin is far from mainstream, but it is a fascinating technological