Loss prevention professionals talk a lot about cyber security risks these days. But it’s for a good reason: more and more retail security devices (surveillance cameras, access-control systems) are now highly connected as part of the vast network of Internet of Things. They’re designed to circumvent security vulnerabilities, not introduce Read More
Tag: data security
By Alvaro Hoyos
In an effort to give employees access to corporate resources from anytime and anywhere, an increasing number of retailers are introducing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. These programs have become an important cost-cutting measure for employers, as retailers no longer have to pay for devices employees already have or Read More
Data security best practices that include an active document retention and destruction policy is critical for any business and must be considered a priority for today’s retail enterprise. With the complexities of document management (which must address both hard copy materials as well as electronic data), what organizations keep and Read More
At ASIS 2017 (Booth 3133), Viakoo is showcasing the ability to help ensure compliance with physical security controls in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) using the company’s Viakoo Predictive solution. PCI DSS compliance is required for any organization that stores, processes or transmits cardholder’s data.
Working in Read More
Zebra Technologies has recently announced its strategic partnership with the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The partnership will focus on identifying and harnessing emerging technologies to the benefit of the global retail industry.
“Zebra is excited to partner in this effort to co-innovate, develop and offer new Read More
“Great ideas are worthless unless they are put into practice.”
Most, if not all, of us have experienced this maxim time and time again in our business careers. We have a brilliant plan that will significantly reduce shortage, improve efficiencies, and increase safety of our employees and customers. There is just one problem: we Read More
“So, what do you do?”
This is common question that for some loss prevention professionals presents a perplexing set of thoughts. “How do I adequately satisfy the inquirer’s request, without overcomplicating the dialogue?”
At a retail event, the response “loss prevention” is sufficient, or maybe “asset protection,” depending on the retailer. At 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