Tag: cyber crime


Outsmarting Cyber Criminals

Outsmarting Cyber Criminals

Rhett Asher is the executive vice president and director of retail solutions for Fortalice Solutions. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in the fields of retail, sales, and business development. Prior to joining Fortalice, Asher served as the director of business development for CONTROLTEK, USA and was vice   Read More


How ORC Fuels Human Trafficking

What comes to mind when you think of organized retail crime (ORC)? High-shrink items with high-resell values, such as razors, baby formula, jeans, and such? Or fencing operations, whether online or at the corner store? Recently I wrote an article about the broader scope of ORC and the narrowing gap   Read More


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