Industry partnerships, concerned law enforcement officers and resilient retailers have done their part in making a small dent in the growing problem of organized retail crime, but research shows there is still a lot of work to be done.
In recent years, the banking industry has gone through a tremendous amount of change. While each one of these trends presents new opportunities, at the same time they’ve created a set of complex challenges.
The keys to successful planning and construction of a new petrol station involve the cost efficiency of the labor, the structural engineering of the facility, and the safety and security of patrons and employees.
Convenience stores (c-stores) are unique commercial properties in that they are usually open 24-hours, are largely cash-based businesses, can be operated by one clerk, and are conveniently located for quick in-and-out shopping, according to Chris McGoey, who specializes in security at these businesses.
During the third quarter of 2011, there were 1,094 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statue, a decrease from the 1,325 reported violations in the same quarter of 2010.
In the post-9/11 era, a majority of medium-to-large organizations in both the public and private sectors − at the urging of the government and out of self-interest − have developed and deployed emergency response plans. Many of these organizations have extended this proactive preparedness to include planning for the unique requirements of disaster recovery and business continuity.
Research conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) shows that the typical organization loses an estimated 5 percent of its revenues to fraud each year, and more than 85 percent of all occupational fraud cases involve employee theft.
This month in Security magazine: meet the global security team at Boston Scientific - five female professionals with diverse background and skills who are creating a best-in-class enterprise security team while ensuring the safety and security of employees, customers and patients. Also this month, we highlight Kristin Lenardson and her successful career in protective services. Security experts discuss whistleblowing, the CCPA and more.