Tag: data loss


How to Keep Data Secure from Insider Threats

How to Keep Data Secure from Insider Threats

Just as online marketplaces made shoplifting worse by providing thieves with an easy avenue to sell their stolen goods, the dark web is raising risk by offering employees a venue for doing the dirty business of selling stolen information. According to a new report, the number of employees who did   Read More


A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

In the digital technology era, information protection has become a top priority across all industries. The retail industry is no exception. The collection and use of data is now an integral part of day-to-day business practices and processes in the retail world – but what does data protection really entail?   Read More


The Fundamentals of Network Data Loss Prevention

The Fundamentals of Network Data Loss Prevention

It’s important to understand how criminals gain access to systems in order to better manage your organization’s network data loss prevention. While the playbook for network penetrations varies from attacker to attacker, there are some consistent patterns that emerge from each enterprise-level incident. Network penetrations can be broken down into   Read More


Data Security Trends: What Loss Prevention Needs to Know

Data Security Trends: What Loss Prevention Needs to Know

While it’s true that retail data security responsibility often does not fall in loss prevention’s court, LP professionals need to be aware of the ongoing risks and emerging concerns in data vulnerability and protection.

The technology firm Gartner, Inc. has studied five key areas of data security concerns that businesses face   Read More


Social Engineering Attacks Remain the Primary Vehicle for Retail Data Breach

Social Engineering Attacks Remain the Primary Vehicle for Retail Data Breach

Assuming that basic technical blocking-and-tackling issues are addressed,like not having SQL injection exploitable databases, limiting brute force attempts, and using robust egress traffic monitoring/data loss prevention infrastructure,the most vulnerable components of any corporate network are humans. Most breaches start with an employee electing to open the door for an attacker   Read More


The 2015 ISCPO Conference a Big Success

The 2015 ISCPO Conference a Big Success

This past week the second annual International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) Conference was held at the Fossil Headquarters in Richardson Texas.  Hosting 125 attendees and 12 vendors exhibits, the organization’s second conference has almost doubled in size when compared to the inaugural conference in 2014. The event carried much   Read More


An Important Proactive Component of Effective Disaster Readiness

An Important Proactive Component of Effective Disaster Readiness

Loss prevention professionals are increasingly challenged with new corporate responsibilities. One such area is business continuity. Understanding the steps for implementing an effective business continuity program is a necessity as loss prevention organizations transition from traditional safety and emergency response roles to new value-added responsibilities designed to maintain critical business   Read More