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Retailers Estimate Holiday Return Fraud Will Cost Them $3.6 Billion

Grocery, department, discount, specialty and small retailers will lose an estimated $10.9 billion to return fraud this year.


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Macy’s Launches Line of Bags, Briefcases and Wallets with Fingerprint Recognition

Macys has launched a new line of luxury handbags, briefcases, and wallets that are integrated with fingerprint recognition, RFID blocking technology, and GPS technology.


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Global Retail Theft Barometer Study Finds Shrink Cost Retailers $128 Billion Worldwide

Shrink, comprised of shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud and administrative errors, cost the global retail industry more than $128 billion last year, $42 billion in the US alone, according to the latest Global Retail Theft Barometer.
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Consumers Express Concern, Not Initiative, After Data Breaches

Only 45 percent of consumers have changed an online password or PIN code in the past year after learning of data breaches; 15 percent made fewer online purchases on mobile devices; and 28 percent shopped less frequently at a retailer that had suffered a data breach.


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Global Retail Theft Barometer Study Finds Shrink Cost Retailers $128 Billion Worldwide

Shrink, comprised of shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud and administrative errors, cost the global retail industry more than $128 billion last year, $42 billion in the US alone, according to the latest Global Retail Theft Barometer.


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Target Hires New Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Target Corp. appointed Jacqueline Hourigan Rice, a former General Motors executive, to be chief risk and compliance officer and a senior vice president.


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Dennis Quiles: From Farm to Fork

 Since 1955 McDonald’s has been proud to serve the world some of its favorite food. Along the way, McDonald’s not only lived through history, but created it: from drive-thru restaurants, to Chicken McNuggets, to college credits from Hamburger University and much more.   


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Jerry Blum: Going the Extra Mile

 In more than 5,300 AutoZone stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil, the number one job for AutoZoners is to provide “Wow! Customer Service.” And AutoZone’s security focus is no different, says Jerry Blum, Director of Security Services for AutoZone. The security team’s focus is on more than just customers. There are vendors, employees and other business partners, too.  


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Kmart Stores Reports Data Breach

Sears Holdings Corp said it was the victim of a cyberattack that likely resulted in the theft of some customer payment cards at its Kmart stores.
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Panera Bread Asks Customers Not to Bring Guns to its Restaurants

Panera Bread is asking customers not to bring guns into its restaurants.


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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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