About the Author

Garett Seivold

Garett Seivold

Garett Seivold is a contributing writer for LP Magazine. He is a trained journalist who has been covering corporate security for industry professionals for eighteen years. Since 1998, he has served as the principal writer and editor of Security Director's Report, a monthly publication highlighting trends and best practices in corporate security management. Seivold has been recognized by several organizations for outstanding writing, investigative reporting, and instructional journalism. He has authored dozens of survey-based research reports and best-practice manuals on security-related topics. Seivold can be reached at GarettS (at) LPportal (dot) com.

Articles by Garett Seivold

Studies on Lying and Cultural Differences

Employee Theft

Studies on Lying and Cultural Differences

Since 1980, the percentage of people in the United States who primarily speak a language other than English has grown by 158 percent while the nation’s overall population has risen by a comparatively modest 37 percent.

Such individuals now total 60 million, and 42 percent admit to speaking English less than

Active Shooter Protocol for Stores

Workplace Safety

Active Shooter Protocol for Stores

Retail stores, especially big-box and department stores, face a legitimate worry that an individual bent on inflicting mass casualties might pick their establishment to do it, as the frequency of such attacks has never been greater. In just the first three weeks of 2018, for example, there were eleven school

The ‘Why’ Behind Intellectual Property Theft Cases

Data Protection

The ‘Why’ Behind Intellectual Property Theft Cases

For more than a decade, the CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute has been gathering and analyzing actual malicious insider incidents. Based on case patterns, it has identified four categories of insider threat cases: IT sabotage, fraud, theft of intellectual property (IP), and national security espionage.

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