Gary Trotter
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Total Retail Loss 2.0: From Awareness to Implementation

Back in June, we looked at Professor Adrian Beck’s 2016 report of Total Retail Loss and what it means in terms of understanding current and future retail risks and how to respond to them effectively. Now, Beck has launched an update to his original concept: Total Retail Loss 2.0....
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
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Automated cyber attacks on e-commerce companies “growing more sophisticated”

Imperva, the cyber security specialist, has released the first industry-specific study into the impact of bad bots on the e-commerce industry. Developed by the Imperva Bot Management threat research team (formerly the Distil Research Lab), a group of dedicated analysts who...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
Gary Trotter
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The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we mean by these terms? Typically, they refer to theft or loss of merchandise, writes Gary Trotter, but there are many other forms of loss. The Total Retail Loss Report...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
David Ferbrache
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KPMG CTO David Ferbrache highlights Top Ten cyber security trends for 2019

David Ferbrache, chief technology officer in KPMG’s cyber security practice, has highlighted the Top Ten cyber security trends we can expect to see in 2019. Those trends include a lack of consensus when it comes to cyber law, the proliferation of fake news (and the implications...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Payment Processes in Retail: Evolving to Deliver Convenience and Security

Contactless payments, smart phones and e-commerce are delivering speed and convenience to consumers and, as a result, debit cards have nudged cash from the ‘most frequently used method of payment’ top slot in the UK. While card payments start to outstrip cash payments, there are...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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Ovum-FICO Survey: “Nearly one-third of UK firms don’t have cyber security insurance”

UK firms are increasingly protecting themselves with cyber security risk insurance, but nearly a third of them haven’t yet taken out insurance. A new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for FICO reveals that, even among those companies that do have...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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Retail sector steps up fight against criminals with launch of BRC’s Cyber Security Toolkit

In partnership with Home Office minister Sarah Newton MP, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has just launched a Cyber Security Toolkit that will provide retail businesses of all sizes with a practical, step-by-step guide to prevent and manage cyber security threats and protect...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017
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80% of shoppers demand transparency from online retailers after data breach incident

Online shoppers want retailers to be transparent and honest if they’ve suffered a security breach. That’s according to a new UK consumer survey commissioned by NTT Security, the global information security and risk management company. The research results, announced...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Inaugural European-wide action on e-commerce fraud witnesses arrest of 42 criminals

A total of 42 professional fraudsters, all of them members of Internet-based criminal networks, have now been arrested for online fraud activities. They’ve been ordering high value goods from online shops with stolen credit card information. The individuals concerned had...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016