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
Tag: definition of shrinkage
If not before, when the President of the United States lobbed Twitter attacks against Nordstrom for merchandising decisions related to his daughter’s fashion line, it became clear: it’s getting extremely difficult for retailers to avoid being swept into the polarized political climate.
L.L. Bean, for example, became subject of a boycott Read More
2016 Data Breach Statistics: By the Numbers
Recent trends show a continuing rise in data security incidents
Data breach statistics have continued to climb at an alarming rate in 2016, with a staggering number of incidents exposing several billion personal records thus far this year.
In fact, according to the Identity Theft Resource Read More
One billion accounts exposed in new Yahoo breach
ORC on the rise
Retail sales inch up in November
91% of cyber attacks start with phishing
Arrest in 12 cell phone store robberies
Employee charged with felony embezzlement
Infamous jewel thief arrested again
Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011. Read More
What does inventory shrinkage mean to you?
For most companies, the answer to this question would be obvious: a significant problem, and usually something that is getting worse, not better, despite unprecedented developments in technological solutions and growing loss prevention budgets.
Some retail companies across the globe are gleaming examples of how Read More
Over 100 of the industry’s top retail and solution provider executives will meet at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort September 27 – 29 in Fort Myers, Florida, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of LP Magazine as well as discuss issues around the evolution and future of retail loss prevention. In Read More
By Chris Trlica
Without consciously realizing it, and certainly without having made a conscious decision to pursue it, we as a society find ourselves living in a time when nearly every public thing we do, every decision we make, is recorded. Everywhere we drive, everything we buy without cash, the names of people Read More
2014 Retail Data Breaches
2014 was a year where data breaches dominated retail news and changed the corporate landscape of many retail organizations. The phrase, “It’s not if you will have a breach, but when you learn that you’ve had a breach” became part of our common language. We also found Read More