Tag: cyber crime


The Blurring Lines between ORC and Cyber Crime

In 2003, the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) worked on a three-year international research project with the University of Leicester, UK. The research was focused on the impact of organized retail crime (ORC) on communities, businesses, and individuals. This became the pivotal point when retailers transitioned away from using the   Read More


Reflecting on the Evolution of Retail Security

Reflecting on the Evolution of Retail Security

EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Jones, LPC, is the new director of asset protection and risk management at CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. The 25-year retail veteran started his career at Jordan Marsh and Mervyns before moving into management roles at Luxottica Retail, Sunglass Hut, and Limited Brands where he was senior vice   Read More


Taking a Data-Centric Role to Add Value to Your Company

Taking a Data-Centric Role to Add Value to Your Company

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dan Faketty is vice president of asset protection for Southeastern Grocers based in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to moving into a leadership role with Winn-Dixie in 2005, he was vice president of loss prevention at Harris Teeter, director of loss control for Super Kmart Centers, and regional LP manager   Read More


Where Do Retail Data Protection Issues Start?

Where Do Retail Data Protection Issues Start?

Retail asset protection professionals are no longer responsible only for the protection of physical assets. More and more, criminal activity centers on the theft of information—whether that data is personal, financial, or even intellectual property or business-related. It behooves us, as AP and LP pros, to know where data protection   Read More


LPM Online’s February 2018 Issue Is All about Cyber Fraud

LPM Online’s February 2018 Issue Is All about Cyber Fraud

The February 2018 edition of LPM Online is focused on cyber fraud and data protection. Here’s a look at the excellent articles in this issue. Please don’t skip over the advertisements and sponsored content that make this publication possible.

Cyber Threats on the Payroll: Methods and Motivations of Insiders
LPM’s Garett Seivold   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