Magazine Article | October 20, 2017

An Industry's Evolution: The Blurring Lines Between Cybersecurity And Traditional LP

Source: Retail Executive

By Gus Downing, Publisher-Editor of and Executive and Newscaster on, the Loss Prevention News Network

As both LP and IT security are fighting the same criminal, the escalating interconnectedness will require both skillsets to converge.

Cybercrime is the number one risk of every business. Quite frankly, cybercrime is the only thing that can significantly negatively impact sales and stock prices in real time. Security issues of yesteryear, excluding active shooters, workplace violence, civil unrest, and high-shrink stores, have become nuisances that most senior executives don’t even want to hear about.