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Home Depot Reports Credit Card Security Breach

Banks say they are seeing evidence that Home Depot stores may be the source of a massive new batch of stolen credit and debit cards.


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3 in 10 Consumers Losing Trust in Retail Data Security

Only 55 percent of global consumers feel stores use security systems that adequately protect financial data against hackers and data breaches

Nearly three in 10 global consumers do not trust retailers to protect stored personal or financial data against cyber risks, and 58 percent think financial institutions do a better job of protecting data than retailers, government agencies or law enforcement.


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Albertson's Stores Hacked For Credit and Debit Cards

Hackers have broken into the credit and debit card payment networks at supermarket chains Albertson's and SuperValu.


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Target Asks Customers to Leave Guns at Home

Target Corp. said it would "respectfully" ask customers to not bring guns into its stores, "even in communities where it is permitted by law." 


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Report Details Record Number of Shoplifters and Dishonest Employees Apprehended

Almost 1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2013 by just 23 large retailers who recovered over $199 million from the thieves.


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$199 Million Recovered from Retail Thieves in 2013

Almost 1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2013 by just 23 large retailers. Over $199 million was recovered from these thieves, according to the 26th Annual Retail Theft Survey from Jack L. Hayes International.


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24% of Americans No Longer Buy Online Because of Breaches

 A USA TODAY survey finds that almost a quarter of Americans have at least temporarily stopped buying online because of security concerns.


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Sam's Club to Issue MasterCard With Security Chip

Sam's Club said it would unveil a new credit card that features chip-enabled security technology.


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ISS says Target Shareholders Should Overhaul Board

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services is urging shareholders to overhaul Target’s board in the wake of last year’s wide-scale data breach.


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How Surveillance in Retail Changes Theft Behavior

A study into retail theft shows that restaurant workers under surveillance are less likely to steal and that employee surveillance enhances a restaurant’s bottom line.
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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