It’s impossible to remove people from the risk equation, and security awareness campaigns have an important role to play in preventing cyber attacks on retailers.
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Some retailers may see expansive possibilities for using drones for security purposes and choose to be early adopters, but most are likely to take a slower approach.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is especially timely as we anticipate the major release of our exclusive report on women’s experiences in the loss prevention industry. Stay tuned.
It’s conference season—the time of year when loss prevention executives get to touch and admire the latest advances in new loss prevention technology.
Manufacturer involvement in designing product protection is decades old, noted University of Florida research scientist Read Hayes, PhD, CPP. He remembers Walt Disney’s Buena Vista Pictures as being an early pioneer in coordinating with retailers to prevent theft. Video releases such as Beauty and the Beast were massive hits with