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Securing the Future of Cannabis

In June 2014, Sy Alli made a career move that was controversial, daring and, in his opinion, potentially ruining to his future prospects: He became the first director of corporate security for a marijuana-based enterprise: Dixie Brands, Inc. 


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UK Lost £603m to Retail Crime in 2014

Three-million offensesagainst UK retailers in 2014 racked up direct costs of £603 million ($913 million U.S.) in 2014 – while the number of in-store thefts fell by four percent, the value per incident climbed 36 percent. 


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Study Shows Employee Theft Involves Money and is Rarely Reported

A study of 314 small business owners in Cincinnati found that 40 percent of thefts in small businesses are of money.


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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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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.

Podcasts

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 Magazine

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2015 February

In the February 2015 issue of Security Magazine, see what other companies have learned from the massive data breach and what they are doing in the now and in the future. Also, what could adding thermal cameras to your operation do for you? and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs prepares for the future with security decisions.
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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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