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California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law

California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law

The legislation, which would require smartphone makers to include a preinstalled 'kill switch' on all smartphones sold in the state, has passed in the State Senate and now awaits the governor's signature.
How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Smartphone theft is on the rise, so hold on to your precious devices.
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015.
Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones

Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones

A new report shows how many billions of dollars companies such as Verizon and AT&T could lose each year if smartphone theft decreases.
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.
4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

Ways to get the most from the theft prevention technology and techniques you’re already using.
6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isn’t a target.

Mobile Carriers Say No to Proposed 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Theft

A trade group representing companies including Verizon and AT&T has rejected the feature that would make mobile devices unusable if stolen.
5 Ways Tech Is Stopping Theft

5 Ways Tech Is Stopping Theft

Thieves’ jobs just got harder with technologies tracking everything from store displays to people’s faces.
4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft

4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft

Nearly 80 percent of retailers have been a victim of gift-card fraud. Don’t let your store be the next victim.
Disturbing Crime Trends Facing Retailers (Infographic)

Disturbing Crime Trends Facing Retailers (Infographic)

A recent study by the National Retail Federation finds organized crime an ongoing threat.

Lawmakers Push for 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Theft

A new coalition presses Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and others to make devices unusable if stolen.
5 Cutting Edge Ways to Combat Employee Theft

5 Cutting Edge Ways to Combat Employee Theft

Keep your company's assets safe with these state-of-the-art technologies.
3 Employee Mistakes That Cost Businesses Big Time

3 Employee Mistakes That Cost Businesses Big Time

Managing employees comes with hidden costs. Find out how to protect yourself from situations that can emotionally and financially devastate a business.

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