The security week that was: 04/24/09

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession

In other news:
Bank social engineers security; RILA and NRF merge, more…

One bank is asking its customers to remove hats, sunglasses, hoodies and other such coverings when entering their banks. There is no word yet on whether stocking-wearing armed robbers will comply with the request to remove facial coverings. … Stanley CSS is merging its U.S. and Canadian operations and putting Tony Byerly atop both efforts. … Speaking of mergers, the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the National Retail Federation are merging into a single trade association. Both were known for their retail loss prevention conferences and training efforts. … Security officers for the 2010 will be living on cruise ships that are to be docked for temporary housing.