Tag: information security


Magnet Detection Pioneer Alert Systems Selects CONTROLTEK as Exclusive Regional Partner for North America

Magnet Detection Pioneer Alert Systems Selects CONTROLTEK as Exclusive Regional Partner for North America

CONTROLTEK has recently partnered with Danish technology innovator Alert Systems to expand the availability of booster bag and magnet detectors to U.S. retailers.

“Professional shoplifters, and especially organized retail crime (ORC) groups, have learned to use magnetic detachers to remove EAS tags,” said Tom Meehan, CONTROLTEK’s chief strategy officer and chief   Read More


Second Annual GDPR Readiness Report Reveals That 60 Percent of Organizations Are in the Dark

Second Annual GDPR Readiness Report Reveals That 60 Percent of Organizations Are in the Dark

AvePoint and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), a global privacy and cybersecurity think tank, recently published the second annual Organisational Readiness for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) report today. The report tracks GDPR implementation efforts of over 235 multinational organizations.

The GDPR establishes formal regulations around   Read More


The Cyber Security Incident Response Plan: AP’s Role

The Cyber Security Incident Response Plan: AP’s Role

What is the role of the asset protection department in the event of a cyber incident? It’s true that IT is typically in charge of the bulk of the prevention methods, such as firewalls, endpoint security monitoring, network device configuration, and so on. But an effective cyber security incident response   Read More


People on the Move: March 2018

People on the Move: March 2018

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More


Appriss Retail Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Appriss Retail Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Appriss Retail recently announced that it has received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS).

ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards, and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Appriss Retail’s certification was   Read More


10 Approaches to Insider Threat Protection

10 Approaches to Insider Threat Protection

Today’s retailers face a variety of security risks, not least of which is the insider threat of cyber crime committed by employees or temporary staff. In fact, according to Kroll’s most recent Global Fraud & Risk Report, insider or employee data theft is the second-most common type of cyber incident in   Read More