Data security is a task that only the government and business leaders need to worry about, right? Wrong! Yes, corporate data security is very big business, with a spend of $82 billion in 2017 and growing, and major data breaches can be devastating. But data security needs to be personal, Read More
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In recent years, senior loss prevention executives throughout retail have had to come to grips with a different type of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.
It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Read More
In the digital age, many people fear that effective data protection and maintaining one’s privacy is nearly impossible. While it’s true that marketers, the government, and others are gathering and analyzing more data than ever about every individual, we can still exert some control over what’s out there, who’s tracking Read More
You probably don’t follow Lady Gaga on Twitter, but you can probably guess that she has millions of followers. What’s surprising, perhaps, is how many people hang on the word of seemingly average folks.
Eva Gutowski, for example, seems like any other millennial who likes to make videos about beauty and Read More
By John Wilson
While the new “anti-establishment” world is rejecting globalization, will retail CCTV technology integration provide the panacea to retail risks? The world may continue to spin on its axis, but it is rapidly changing politically and economically with a new anti-establishment agenda and narrative rejecting globalization in an attempt to preserve Read More
The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack proved less destructive than initially feared, but it was another reminder of the danger that lurks in our inbox. And although there is now some doubt that the global ransomworm was distributed via an email campaign as initially believed, data show that phishing has become Read More
Loss prevention—also known as asset protection—is an ever-broadening, ever-growing field that has a lot to offer an entry-level job seeker. According to the Loss Prevention Foundation, the industry’s “wide spectrum of career options and tremendous potential for professional growth” make the job a rare find in today’s labor market. And Read More
One wonders if civil disturbances across the United States during the summer of 2016 following shootings of unarmed suspects by law enforcement officers would have escalated the way they did if the police had used and released body-worn camera evidence, rather than allowing a vacuum to develop in which smartphone Read More
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