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LP101: Identity Theft

Identity theft involves the unauthorized or illegal use of key elements of another individual’s personal information (social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates,...
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LP101: Data Security and Access Control

Computer systems, data networks, and the information that resides on them are critical assets of any retail organization and integral to the success of...

Apple Speaks Out in Defense of Personal Data Protection

In a recent open letter to their customers, Apple CEO Tim Cook responded defensively to the FBI’s demand that the company provide the government...
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Data Breach Exposes 20 Million Retail Accounts in China

According to online security news source Naked Security, Taobao.com in China has been the victim of a massive data breach, with as many as...

FTC Reports that Identity Theft Complaints Increased by 47 Percent in 2015

According to a new report issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) incidents of identity theft increased significantly in 2015. The data released by...

Wendy’s Restaurants Investigating Potential Data Breach

In the wake of yet another possible data breach, we want to remind our readers that today is Data Privacy Day. Data Privacy Day...
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Facebook Users Being Lured into Internet Fraud Operations

Gullible teenagers from across the United Kingdom are being lured through Facebook to assist criminal operations involved in identity theft, hacking scams and other...
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Risk Management Solutions for e-Commerce

Editor's Note: Many of the subjects discussed in this article are as valid today as they were when the content was originally presented, while other...

Suspect Arrested in Connection with VTech Data Breach Incident

A 21-year-old man was recently arrested in the United Kingdom for alleged involvement in a November cyber attack on electronic learning products manufacturer VTech....
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Stay Alert for Cyber Crime on Cyber Monday

The Monday after Thanksgiving has become known as the biggest online shopping day of the year, with companies offering discounts galore to entice customers....

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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.