TalkLPnews – News, Podcasts, and more! Skip to content

Discover TalkLP's Breaking News, Podcasts, and More.

Latest News

Biggest Online Shopping Day Ever: Cyber Monday Shatters Records

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
Consumers spent a total of $11.3 billion online on Cyber Monday, representing 5.8 percent growth year-over-year (YoY), according to Adobe Analytics. It registers as the biggest online shopping day of all time. In the peak hour (8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pacific), consumers spent $12.8 million every minute. On Cyber Monday, online spending was driven by purchases of toys, with sales growing 684 […]
My Total Retail
Walmart ‘thief,’ 45, caught using ‘pass around’ scam at self-checkout to pay just $74 for $424 worth of items

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
A WOMAN has been arrested for stealing $355 in merchandise from a Walmart self-checkout. Bevals Aleen Hinton, 45, was at...
The Sun
Phishing – don’t be tempted by the bait

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
User awareness is key to improving cybersecurity in 2023 and beyond, says Alan Hayward, Sales and Marketing Manager at the network product company SEH Technology. Cybersecurity is an ever-developing area of attention for businesses, with technology and organisational requirements evolving at a rapid pace. Alongside these advancing technologies, the volume of cyberthreats are increasing at a truly alarming rate - with an article by Forbes stating that nearly 80 per cent of senior IT and secur...
Professional Security
Cyber strategies to embrace

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
In the digital age, cyber security incidents are increasingly considered one of the biggest threats facing companies – financially and reputationally, writes Mark Hughes, President Security, at DXC Technology. In the UK alone, the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) can issue firms dealing with a data breach, with fines of up to £17.5 million or 4pc of the company’s total annual worldwide turnover. However, often the biggest risk for an organisation can in fact be the enemy from w...
Professional Security
NIOSH Seeks Input on Respirator Approval

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
On November 28, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) asked for public comment on its program for certifying approved respiratory protection devices. NIOSH is authorized by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977 to test and approve respirators used by construction workers, […] The post NIOSH Seeks Input on Respirator Approval appeared first on EHS Daily Advisor.
EHS Safety
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson visits store he shoplifted from as a teen to 'right the wrong'

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
He said he wanted to settle up with the convenience store after frequently stealing candy bars there at 14.
WUSA 9 – VA / MD

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
Payton Gendron, 19, will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to murder and hate-motivated terrorism...
The Crime Report
Synthetic fraud and the ID crisis

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
The more we shop, talk, browse, or bank online, the fewer chances there are to verify someone’s identity in-person. Some might point to the fact that you need a credit card, or a passport, or some type of genuine, government-provided identification to take part in all of this. However, synthetic identity fraudsters are already rampant in the financial sector, writes Audra Simons. She's Senior Director of Global Products, at the cyber firm G2CI Forcepoint. They “blend” identities, cobbl...
Professional Security
9 Out of 10 Security Leaders State That Control Failures Are the Primary Reason For Data Breaches

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
Senior cybersecurity professionals reveal their number one frustration is the inability to continuously measure enterprise-wide security posture and identify control failures.
Dark Reading
Photos: Las Vegas police unload 30-foot trailer of stolen goods after fencing operation bust

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 30-foot moving trailer of stolen goods was unloaded at an undisclosed warehouse in Las Vegas on Monday...
Talklp
Macy’s Creates Mini-DCs in 35 Stores to Optimize Online Fulfillment

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
Macy’s has converted space in 35 of its stores to serve as mini distribution centers (DCs) for online orders as the retailer anticipates a continuation of strong digital demand. The news was announced on the company’s Q3 2022 earnings call Nov. 17. While digital penetration is nowhere near the highs it reached during the pandemic, […]
Retail TouchPoints – News
Black Friday 2022: Sales Top $9 Billion as Retailers Combat Inflation

|    By

TalkLPNews Editor
In a first indication of what to expect as we enter the heart of the 2022 holiday season, digital Black Friday sales hit record highs despite inflationary pressures, topping $9.1 billion and up 2.3% year-over-year according to data from Adobe Analytics. Salesforce recorded even bigger success, with its data indicating that digital sales grew 12.1% […]
Retail TouchPoints – News