Boosters, people who steal select merchandise, are the most visible aspect of organized retail crime. But new initiatives and investigations are attempting to shed light on the other players involved to hold them accountable and deter future criminal activity.
There has been a dramatic increase in island hopping in 2022, with 58 percent of financial institutions saying they’ve been victimized by this type of attack.
Europol estimates that wrongfully obtained container pick up codes have helped facilitate the trafficking of hundreds of tons of drugs and increases risks to legitimate cargo if organized criminals extract more legitimate containers using the same methodology.
Each organization’s priorities around ESG will be different. Before security directors get involved, they should gain further understanding of their company’s goal.
▪ Where Does ESG Intersect with Security?
▪ Integrating ESG into Security Management: Addressing the C-Suite Challenge
▪ How ESRM Principles Can Help Security Leaders Support ESG Initiatives
▪ 5 Ways ESG Creates Organizational Value
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Security Technology: Getting Organized
Just like legitimate businesses, organized crime groups continue to find ways to make money through new business ventures. The October issue of Security Technology takes a look at organized crime around the globe, from organized retail crime groups to drug smuggling cartels to cybercrime rings; the threats they pose; and new technologies and tactics to disrupt their operations.
Alan Greggo, CPP, explains how situational leadership principles can help shape your workforce development and mentoring approach for each individual in your organization. Also in this episode of SM Highlights, learn about how to establish a clearer, more effective project management process for security system design with Mohammed Shehzad and John Hall. And Michael Bacon, CPP, joins SM Highlights host Brendan Howard to discuss the critical role of ethics in security management—and life overall.
Senior advisor for threat mitigation and global operations, Center for Personal Protection Safety (CPPS)
“The reality is that it does not have to be a high-profile, highly politically charged episode. You don't have to do anything wrong to run afoul of this. I think it’s important to talk about what are some of the pitfalls, specifically, for where you go in the world. Each region is a little different; each country is different.”
A.M. Bobby Brumfield
Managing partner, Leonum Advisors
“The only way you can find out how the organization communicates is to bring people to the table, let them know what the overall goal is, and then get their input on how we make that happen.”
Erik Antons, CPP, PSP
Chief Security Officer, Whirlpool Corp.
“Technical security standardization can provide significant economic advantages as well. By selecting one or a limited range of products for your enterprise, you can become masters of support rather than generalists with a wider range of products.”
Chief operations officer, CyberPeace Institute
“(Nonprofits) collect, process, transfer, and house a lot of sensitive data about their activities and the vulnerable communities they protect—think of migrants, political activists, dissidents—and they raise funds.”
Founding member, Idaho Office of School Safety and Security
“Most security practices and convenience are polar opposites. As applied to a school environment, remember that educators are already overtasked. Any process or procedure perceived to make a teacher’s mission more difficult will engender substantial opposition.”
Crisis and security practitioner
“While catastrophic natural disasters have direct and overt impacts, such events often trigger a cascade of second or third order impacts which manifest in ways that are hard to predict.”
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