Misinformation, Censorship, and Big Tech

(This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine) The Risk It Poses for All of Us The breach of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and its aftermath have highlighted just how much influence social media and technology companies like Twitter and Facebook have on real-world events. On January 8, Twitter permanently banned former President […]

The Weekly Review: Episode 42 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. 523 retail fatalities in 2020. 19% of total retail sales took place online. Our co-hosts discuss the D&D Retail Violent Fatalities report, global consumer trends, vaccine misinformation, upcoming LPRC initiatives, zero-day flaws, Ohio’s unemployment office data breach, and much more in this week’s episode. Podcast:  Play in […]

The Weekly Review: Episode 41 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. Tune in for this week’s quick update – our co-hosts discuss pool testing, Operation Warp Speed, Deloitte’s retail industry outlook, tech companies need to evolve, subscription services in retail, fake vaccine scams, global data breaches, and much more. Podcast:  Play in new window Subscribe:  Apple Podcasts | […]

The Irrational Fear of Cash and the Risks for Retail

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. By Tom Meehan, CFI, and Jessica Pohlen Across the country, it feels like there is a push from retailers to eliminate cash. We see signs saying “exact change only” posted at cash registers due to the nationwide coin shortage, and there are even marketing efforts with the […]

The Weekly Review: Episode 40 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss LPRC updates, false-flag operations, the COVID-19 vaccine black market, violent civil unrest, the Capitol, paid agitators, 2021 technology trends & predictions, and much more. Podcast:  Play in new window Subscribe:  Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

The Danger of Misinformation on Social Media

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. With the presidential election looming over our heads in recent months, it’s not too surprising to see that the news cycle has become hyper focused on anything to do with the election. And it’s not just the basics of a political election in the United States: the […]

The Weekly Review: Episode 39 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. Vaccination “waitlist” scams are emerging. Black Friday foot traffic down more than 52%. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and much more, including COVID-19 vaccine developments, updates on the Russian state-sponsored hack, the number of security cameras deployed around the world, the increase in […]