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
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As a busy loss prevention professional, you don’t have much time to keep tabs on industry event details. Let us help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course. Take a look at the loss prevention conferences, events, and activities 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
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 2017 National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference is now in full swing at the Gaylord National Harbor in Washington, DC. Following introductory remarks from NRF leadership, this year’s 2 ½ day event kicked off with an opening keynote presentation with Christopher Voss, former lead national kidnapping negotiator with the Read More
The National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference’s Ring of Excellence Award recognizes pioneers in the retail loss prevention and asset protection community whose honor, integrity and character have served as a lasting example for the loss prevention profession. The achievements and outstanding leadership of these honorees have helped shape the Read More
USS has recently announced its new partnership with global information technology security service provider Above Security, A Hitachi Group company, to offer new cyber security capabilities at this week’s National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT 2017 in Washington D.C.
The new partnership and its resulting services and offerings will be featured prominently Read More
Attitudes toward the cyber risk posed by network devices can vary substantially. Some organizations don’t give it much thought. Read More
Nearly one-third (32 percent) of businesses have been victims of a major cyber attack over the past year, according to a current survey jointly published by Harvey Nash/KPMG. Each year, the corporate world loses $388 billion dealing with, and recovering from, breaches in cyber security; the amount spent on remediating Read More
Sometimes you have to think and act like a criminal to disrupt and defeat their activities. Conversely, it is only by thinking like “us”—the law-abiding majority of individuals—that cyber criminals manage to be so successful in the first instance. They know, for example, that if they compromise our individual or Read More