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Industry News

- Protection for a new deep-sea port near London, and companies donate security equipment to schools.

Asset Tracking Trends

- Keeping tabs on people and possessions has been a longtime challenge for companies. New tools and technologies make the job easier.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Car Bomb At Yemen Defense Ministry, Stolen Radioactive Cargo Found, And More

- A car bomb and ensuing firefight at Yemen's Defense Ministry complex has killed 25 people; a cargo truck containing dangerous radioactive material has been found; and more than 2 million social media accounts have been compromised due to Pony malware.

Getting the Goods

- In order for companies to make sure they get goods safely shipped through supply lines, they have to be better at “getting the goods” on cargo thieves.

Loss Prevention

- Changing Retail, Changing Loss Prevention, a new report from the Centre for Retail Research, summarizes global retail crime and loss prevention trends since 2001. It is based on annual Global Retail Theft Barometer publications produced by the Centre and sponsored by Checkpoint Systems, Inc. 

Finding the Fencers of Stolen Retail Goods

- A Stop Organized Retail Crime’s Webinar offered its attendees insight into tools they can use to spot stolen merchandise being fenced on Internet sites such as eBay, Craigslist, Amazon, and others.

Digital Edition Cover Story: Uncovering Art’s Dark Past

- Text-only version from February digital edition.  How museums try to uncover the origins of art to avoid buying or harboring stolen goods.

Managing

- Embezzlers don’t always fit a profile, so companies should establish basic procedures that apply to all employees who have access to company funds.

Case Study: Resorting to Monitoring

- One bucolic resort found that it had outgrown its existing alarm system but managed to expand with minimal new infrastructure expense.

Report: Billions of Dollars Worth of Smartphones Lost Annually

- Many of the cities with the highest rates of lost phones were also in the top ranks of the FBI’s most recent crime statistics, according to a new industry report.

Teaming Up on Loss Prevention

- How loss prevention teams can help retail stores cut losses in lean times by having them focus on specific operational issues, such as high-end items left unsecured.

The New Highwaymen

- Cargo thieves have grown increasingly sophisticated both in their selection of targets and in their operational planning. Still, incidents of cargo theft were down for the first half of 2011, perhaps a sign that some countermeasures are yielding results.

Checking Out Security Solutions

- How technologies are helping retail security and loss prevention teams deter thieves.
 




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