Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

‘Out With The Old, In With The New’

new technology

For our first monthly cyber theme, we have focused on an issue that will relate to anyone who may have received a new smartphone or tablet for Christmas – what do you do with your old one? It’s an important consideration for businesses too, as they look to upgrade or replace their existing assets. Whether…

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Black Friday presents a window of opportunity for cyber criminals

black friday cyber security

The upcoming period, starting with Black Friday on 29th November and running through to the January sales, presents a window of opportunity for cyber criminals. During this time, there are increased opportunities for threat actors to conduct operations that impact both individuals and corporations. A primary factor contributing to this escalation is the hugely increased volume…

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Major criminal threats to retailers at Christmas

Lodgic Intelligence Centre

This Christmas, the risk to retailers’ margins from theft is greater than ever before, according to the Lodgic Intelligence Centre. The escalated threat results from three factors: increased activity by organised criminal gangs; reduced security staffing resulting from the hike in the minimum wage; and a decline in the response to shoplifting by the police…

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All I want for Christmas: A CISO’s wishlist

CISOs

As Christmas fast approaches, CISOs and cyber security experts around the world are busy putting plans in place for 2019 and reflecting on what could have been done differently this year. The high-profile data breaches have been no secret – from British Airways to Dixons Carphone to Ticketmaster and the introduction of GDPR in May…

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Videcon Christmas Sing-Song for Charity

Videcon Christmas Sing-Song for Charity

Videcon Christmas Sing-Song for Charity Leading UK distributor, Videcon Ltd, has offered their seasons greetings to its customers and the wider security market with their own music video for Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” in aid of raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The fun-filled video has been created in…

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Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas

Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas

Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas Crime cost the UK retail industry £603m last year, 18 percent higher than the previous 12 months, according to British Retail Consortium (BRC). But the period in the run-up to Christmas brings a particular risk of retail losses to theft – with increased footfall, distracted staff and…

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How to stop retail theft in the run-up to Christmas

How to stop retail theft in the run-up to Christmas

How to stop retail theft in the run-up to Christmas INCREASED footfall during the Christmas period can also mean a rise in retail crime, which can be devastating for small businesses. Here, Dr Steffan George, development director of the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) – the leading trade association for the locksmithing profession – advises retailers on…

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