While computers have transformed and benefited business operations, including food retailing, supermarkets are just now waking up to the risks involved, including computer-related crime.
Take the case of King Soopers in Denver. Between 1993 and 1995, three employees skimmed cash and scanned products to the tune of $1.2 million to $2 million. Using their knowledge of the store's computer system, they routed records to a dummy account that was then erased.
"Computer security is