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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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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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Survey Says Most Small Businesses Don't Report Employee Theft

New research says most small business owners don't get the police involved when they catch an employee stealing from them.


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Few Small Business Owners Report Employee Theft to Police: Report

Most small businesses do not involve the police when they catch an employee stealing, new research finds. Sixty-four percent of small businesses have experienced employee theft, but only 16 percent of those reported the incident to police, the study found. Overall, 40 percent of thefts in small businesses are of money, and cash thefts reported in the study range from $5 to $2 million, with $20,000 being the average amount stolen.


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Crooked Utility Workers Plotted with Copper Thieves

Disguised as authentic utility workers, a band of copper thieves dug up and stole nearly £280,000-worth of redundant cabling from locations all around London, many of which were leaked through at least one crooked BT employee.


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‘Mutual Associations’ Under Attack

What started out years ago as an informal way local retailers could share information on employees separated for a security-related reason to avoid hiring them elsewhere has turned into a viable third-party business.
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Employee Theft Databases Scrutinized

Labor lawyers state that employees are often coerced into confessing, leading to a permanent blight on their employment records.


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More Than $35.28 Billion Lost to Theft in 2011

Employee theft, shoplifting/organized retail crime and administrative error are the main sources of loss affecting retailers.


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D.C. Mayor Criticizes CFO's Background Check Policies

Current background screening pushes criminal, educational, credit and federal tax reports back until after an applicant is actually hired, instead of before.  


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Study Says Higher Wages For Retail Workers Decreases Employee Theft

The higher the wages of retail workers, the less likely they are to steal store merchandise, according to a new study.


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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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Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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