Data Protection

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9 Tips for Developing Your Document Retention Guidelines

The retention of an infinite number of documents may become both expensive and impractical. But the premature destruction of certain documents may lead to the loss of valuable information. Where's the happy medium?
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11 Steps to Reduce Your Data Breach Liability

What follows is a top-level list of some key steps every organization should have already taken to protect against data breach liability.
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Get Ready Now for the Cyber Attack Risks of Tomorrow

In the United States, cyber attack risks pose a greater danger to future profits than any other risk, according to a survey of 750 experts and decision-makers among the WEF’s stakeholder community.
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Strengthen Your Security against Today’s Cyber Attacks on Retailers

It’s impossible to remove people from the risk equation, and security awareness campaigns have an important role to play in preventing cyber attacks on retailers.
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What You Need to Know about Security Issues in E-Commerce

With the growth of online shopping comes security issues in e-commerce that LP professionals need to understand.

The GDPR and Retail Organizations: What US Businesses with International Presence Can Expect

Since its inception in 2016, the GDPR has raised a number of questions as to whether or not businesses are properly prepared to comply. With less than a month until the enforcement date, it has been reported that an estimated 61 percent of US businesses are not ready for the regulation.
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A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

In the digital era, information protection has become a top priority across all industries. The retail industry is no exception.

LPM Insider Survey Results: Readers Give Facebook Poor Marks on the Handling of the...

In a recent popular story, “Have You Deleted Your Facebook Account Yet?” we discussed how Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm hired by President...

LPM Insider Survey: How Well Has Facebook Handled Itself in the Face of Controversy?

In last week’s most-read story, “Have You Deleted Your Facebook Account Yet?”, we discussed how Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm hired by President...
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Have You Deleted Your Facebook Account Yet?

Rumors are circulating that hundreds of thousands of Facebook users are deleting their accounts, although Mark Zuckerberg says he has not seen a "meaningful number" of accounts being closed.

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Get your FREE "What is Loss Prevention?" Guide

Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.