Data Loss Prevention

Data Loss Prevention news, information, and how-to advice

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4 tips to protect digital identity in an IoT world

Everyone and everything has a unique digital identity -- from employees to customers, connected cars to drones – that leaves plenty of data floating around the Internet. Here are four scenarios on how to keep that data safe.

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Why have most merchants missed the EMV deadline?

The shift to EMV or “chip-and-PIN” credit-card technology is seen as a way to make a major dent in fraud. But a large majority of merchants missed last week’s Oct. 1 deadline to update their payment terminals. Merchant advocates say...

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FTC’s actions put CSOs on high alert

Four takeaways from the FTC’s power to sue for lax security.

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Study: 81% of large health care organizations breached

In the past two years, 81 percent of hospitals and health insurance companies have had a data breach, according to a report released by KPMG


DRM could be making a comeback in the enterprise

Digital rights management might be coming back to the enterprise, experts say, as long as usability issues don't get in the way.

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Book excerpt: Bullseye Breach

An excerpt from Bullseye Breach, a fictional account of how a major retailer loses 40 million card numbers to an international crime operation

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When stolen data can ‘phone home’

While it is impossible to prevent all data breaches, digital watermarking of sensitive data can let organizations know immediately not only if it has been stolen, but where and how it is being accessed. That's a lot better than the...


How to reduce losses caused by theft at POS

Retailers can take steps to try to prevent or at least reduce losses due to theft at point of sale (POS) and shrink.


Report: Strategic data analytics can reduce shrinkage

Strategic data analytics can reduce shrinkage for retailers, restaurants and manufacturing companies by helping loss prevention pros use early warning indicators to stop problems before they start

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Cost of retail crime skyrockets nearly 30 percent

Higher proportions of employee theft and shoplifting as a share of all retail losses, combined with higher spending on loss prevention, resulted in a 27 percent increase of the cost of retail crime in the United States, according to...

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