Retail Security


Cooking up a Bowl of Security

Cooking Up a Bowl of Security

When preparing to open Galileo III, a white-tablecloth Italian restaurant in Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the White House and the National Theater, Chef Roberto Donna let his imagination take hold, not only in the dishes he wanted to prepare for Washington’s movers and shakers, but also in how he could maximize the security surveillance system he knew he would need to protect his assets and help manage his business.

Dont Pay at the Pump

Don't Pay at the Pump

Crime never gets old, and old crime neverseems to go away. If there is a will, there will always be a way for bad actors to steal money,or in this case, steal an identity. Card skimming has resurfaced as a thief’s easy mark.

Stanley Black & Decker Announces Offer to Acquire Niscayah

Stanley Black & Decker recently announced that it has made an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock and warrants of Niscayah, a commercial security and monitoring company specializing in electronic security services and solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, for SEK18.00 per share in cash.

Popeye's Franchisee Uses Fingerprint Biometrics to Reduce Employee Fraud

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, recently announced Sailormen, Inc., the largest Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits franchise in the U.S., is rolling out U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to 148 locations throughout Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri. Sailormen, Inc. has found that the deployment of fingerprint biometrics as a part of their point-of-sale (POS) systems, has improved employee accountability, increased sales, and reduced both unauthorized transactions and payroll fraud.

Inovonics and Armed Response Team Help Keep Retail Premises Secure

Albuquerque retailer’s operations had come to a screeching halt several times due to copper wire theft until it installed a reliable wireless sensor network.

Retail Shrink Creeping Up According to Preliminary Results of National Retail Security Survey

After recording an all-time low shrinkage percentage in 2009, retail crime and fraud is on the upswing. Richard Hollinger, professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida, presented the preliminary results of the 2010 National Retail Security Survey Tuesday at the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference in Grapevine, Texas.

Axis Introduces Five New Video Encoders

Four to 16-channel AXIS M70 and P72 Series video encoders offer up to 15 and 30 fps H.264 video in D1 resolution across all channels with options for audio and local storage.

Organized Criminals Becoming More Violent According To Survey

Organized retail crime isn’t only costly for businesses, it’s dangerous, and the problem extends far beyond stores, according to NRF’s seventh annual Organized Retail Crime survey.



Komplett Centrally Manages Loss and Multinational Deliveries

Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software is being used to manage shrinkage by Komplett, a major e-commerce company with nine Web shops in Scandinavia selling PCs and computer components, consumer electronics, home and leisure products, appliances, tools, kitchen and gardening equipment.

Whole Foods Facility Installs Brivo Cloud-Based Access Control

Brivo Systems LLC recently announced that a Whole Foods warehouse located in Aurora, Colo., near Denver, has installed Brivo ACS WebService to improve security and operations at the 110,000 square foot facility and adjoining bakery. Security Install Solutions is the integrator for this installation.

3VR's CrimeDex Extends Community of Fraud, Loss Prevention and Law Enforcement Professionals

The online community joins forces with the Northern California Organized Retail Crime Association.

Iverify Receives $39 Million Dollar Monitoring Contract

The company will provide services that will secure more than 550 stores for the next five years with its “I Guard” and “I Control” products.

NRF Updates Active Shooter Guidelines For Retailers

Working to provide its members and the industry with the most up to date information about emergency response protocols, as recommended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NRF has updated its active shooter emergency response guidelines, which were originally created in 2008.

MMF Introduces Lifetime Limited Warranty on Advantage Series

The lifetime limited warranty comes automatically on any model of the Advantage Series manufactured after April 4, 2011 upon a brief online registration.

Ohio Grocer Uses Panasonic End-To-End Retail Solution

Independent grocers face a tough business environment. They are typically faced with severe competition from national chains, price erosion and rising overhead, not to mention business related issues of food spoilage, sourcing, employee matters and loss prevention. To beat the odds in this tough environment, one independent business owner is using technology.

Vector Security Announces 2011 LPF Scholarship Program Winners

The number of applicants tripled this year, Vector doubled the number of scholarships, and the program included the recently released Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) program.

Unencrypted Payment Card Data Found on 63% of Merchant Networks

Nearly two-thirds of merchant computer systems store unencrypted payment card data in violation of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), according to scans of more than 475 merchant networks of all sizes by SecurityMetrics.

ADT Commercial Opens Showcase Facility to Demonstrate Networked Solutions to Customers

Located within ADT’s flagship customer monitoring center, the 6,500-square-foot ISC has three vertical market showrooms.

CyberSource Releases Fraud Detection 'Radar' for Online Merchants

CyberSource, a Visa company, announced availability of the world's largest real-time fraud detection radar, which helps online merchants to pinpoint fraud faster, more accurately and with less manual intervention.

Addison Police

Texas City Expands Business Surveillance Capabilities

The police department in the Dallas town of Addison, Texas, is the first in the country to partner with Stealth Monitoring, a surveillance monitoring company that "pushes" video from its customers to the police department when it detects suspicious activity.

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