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THE INSIDE JOB – THE ‘COMMON VULNERABILITY’ OF MODERN DAY BUSINESSES

As the volume of cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) increases and intelligence originates from more countries globally, various trends are being highlighted, such as the number of losses involving an ‘Internal’ modus operandi. The classic ‘inside job’ is a challenge for every company and particularly those where employees have regular access to high value, theft targeted goods. Of course, it’s only a very small minority of staff who are tempted to break the law but the impact of subsequent losses can be far-reaching. The recently-published BSI and TT Club Cargo Theft Annual Report 2018 offers more insight – and some sound advice – on how to deal with what it describes as a ‘common vulnerability’ …

People are an organisation’s biggest asset; however, in some cases they can also pose an insider risk. As organisations implement increasingly sophisticated physical, procedural and cyber security measures to protect their assets from external threats, the recruitment of insiders becomes a more attractive option for those attempting to gain access.

 

The UK Government Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) defines an insider as “a person who exploits, or has the intention to...

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LOSSES FROM SUPPLY CHAINS EXCEED €2.8M IN 30 DAYS AS TAPA RECORDS CARGO THEFTS IN 11 COUNTRIES ACROSS THE EMEA REGION

With cargo losses in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region being added to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) database...
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MORE SECURE PARKING PLACES AT MORE SITES IN MORE COUNTRIES … THAT’S THE GOAL OF THE LATEST MEMBER OF TAPA EMEA’S PSR TEAM

With TAPA EMEA’s new Parking Security Requirements (PSR) rapidly gaining in momentum across the region, the Association welcomes Leonie...
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TAPA EMEA APPOINTS THORSTEN NEUMANN AS PRESIDENT & CEO TO ACCELERATE ITS ROLE AS THE WORLD’S LEADING END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE ASSOCIATION

TAPA EMEA has appointed Thorsten Neumann as its first-ever full-time President & CEO with a remit to grow its reputation as the world’s...
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