Retail Security


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Macy’s Customer Data Exposed After October Website Hack

The department store chain is notifying customers that hackers were able to scrape credit card data from online purchases for about a week.

Outback Steakhouse

New Computer Vision Program Being Tested at Outback Steakhouse Location

As restaurants find new ways to measure employee performance and increase customer satisfaction, security companies like Presto Vision are offering artificial intelligence as the solution.

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Family of Murder Victim Sues Best Buy, Delivery Companies For Poor Background Check Practices

Evelyn Udell was allegedly killed by a deliveryman employed by a Best Buy contractor. Her family says her death could have been prevented by better background checks.

Music Festivals Facing Pressure to Ban Facial Recognition From Venues

Music Festivals Facing Pressure to Ban Facial Recognition From Venues

Several festivals, including Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits, have said publicly that they are not currently using facial recognition at their events.

Report: Managed Service Providers Are New Frontier of Ransomware Attacks

Report: Managed Service Providers Are New Frontier of Ransomware Attacks

Hackers are targeting IT service providers as a means of attacking dozens of organizations at once and potentially reaping bigger financial rewards.

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

After shootings in El Paso, Texas and Southaven Mississippi, Walmart’s CEO says it will stop selling handguns completely and ask customers not to openly carry their firearms in stores.

How The Restaurant Industry Is Handling Renewed Active Shooter Threats

How The Restaurant Industry Is Handling Renewed Active Shooter Threats

More companies are rethinking their active shooter training programs and evaluating the financial risk of shootings at their locations.

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Opposition to Government Use of Facial Recognition Technology Grows in Detroit

A recent public meeting exposed tensions about how a city-wide video surveillance system is being used to identify crime suspects in Detroit.



Exclusive Report Expects Rapid Growth for the Vehicle Access Control Market

Exclusive Report Expects Rapid Growth for the Vehicle Access Control Market

MarketsandMarkets says the worth of the vehicle access control market could reach $22.6 billion by 2027.

SmartTrucks offer video surveillance to commercial, governmental, and educational facilities

SmartTrucks Offer Video Surveillance to Facilities

Video surveillance is no longer stagnant. With new SmartTruck technology, IoT gives officials real-time, archivable coverage of facilities.

Secure Your Engines

Secure Your Engines

When this upgrade project began in early 2017, there was a mix of standard-resolution legacy video cameras scattered throughout the facilities.

3 Key Ways You Can Use Physical Security to Mitigate the Threat of Organized Retail Theft

3 Key Ways You Can Use Physical Security to Mitigate the Threat of Organized Retail Theft

According to a National Retail Federation survey, retailers in the US alone lose almost $50 billion to theft every year.

Securing High-End Retail Stores

Securing High-End Retail Stores

It’s no secret Americans like to shop online. A marketing survey showed 40 percent of U.S. internet users made purchases several times a month in 2017.

Fraud Attempts Expected to Spike During Holiday Shopping Season

Fraud Attempts Expected to Spike During Holiday Shopping Season

Beware holiday shoppers. Attempts at fraud will peak on Thanksgiving Day this year.

NCR Buys StopLift to Bolster Self-Checkout Security

NCR Buys StopLift to Bolster Self-Checkout Security

NCR plans to integrate StopLift’s artificial intelligence tech, which detects unusual and possibly fraudulent behavior in self-checkout systems, into its point-of-sale portfolio.

Hanwha Techwin Helps Cannabis Dispensary Meet Stringent Regulatory Requirements

Hanwha Techwin Helps Cannabis Dispensary Meet Stringent Regulatory Requirements

After much research, they decided to contract Skyline Technology Solutions for their surveillance system because of their transparency, robust IT background and previous experience with medical marijuana facilities.

Apple Contracts Police to Deter Thefts at Retail Stores

Apple Contracts Police to Deter Thefts at Retail Stores

Apple is looking for new ways to deter theft from their retail stores.

How to Protect Your Business from Amazon

How to Protect Your Business from Amazon

If you think your dealership isn’t conducive to outside pressures, ask the merchants of Smalltown, USA, about that new Walmart going up on the outskirts of the municipality.

Integrate to Save

Integrate to Save

There are many aspects to consider when developing a retail security strategy, including loss prevention, physical security, asset protection, risk management, and IT.

Overcoming Key Challenges

The retail industry has become increasingly competitive as brick-and-mortar companies attempt to hold their own against online retailers offering low prices and free shipping. In this environment, retailers are seeking every possible advantage they can get in order to grow revenues while also addressing traditional security challenges like inventory loss.

Featured

  • Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into. Read Now

  • Back to the Basics

    Back to the Basics

    Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection. Read Now

  • The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape. Read Now

  • TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints. Read Now

New Products

  • Kangaroo Home Security System

    Kangaroo Home Security System

    Kangaroo is the affordable, easy-to-install home security system designed for anyone who wants an added layer of peace of mind and protection. It has several products, ranging from the fan-favorite Doorbell Camera + Chime, to the more comprehensive Front Door Security Kit with Professional Monitoring. Regardless of the level of desired security, Kangaroo’s designed to move with consumers - wherever that next chapter may be. Motion sensors, keypads and additional features can be part of the package to any Kangaroo system in place, anytime. Additionally, Kangaroo offers scalable protection plans with a variety of benefits ranging from 24/7 professional monitoring to expanded cloud storage, coverage for damage and theft. 3

  • BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam has released BriefCam v6.0, which introduces the new deployment option of a multi-site architecture. This enables businesses with multiple, distributed locations to view aggregate data from all remote sites to uncover trends across locations, optimize operations and boost real-time alerting and response – all while continuing to reap the benefits of BriefCam's powerful analytics platform for making video searchable, actionable and quantifiable. 3

  • Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, unveiled two new Wisenet X series NVRs that support the industry’s first video playback and recording of up to 8K super-high-resolution images. 3