Retail Security


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.

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

A civilian loss prevention officer and two Dallas police officers were shot at a Home Depot in the Texas city.

Saks, Lord & Taylor: 5 Million Debit and Credit Card Details Stolen

Saks, Lord & Taylor: 5 Million Debit and Credit Card Details Stolen

Card information from charges in-store at Sakes Off 5th and Lord & Taylor have been found vulnerable online.



All On Board

Traditionally, security directors deployed physical access control systems to secure doors and IT managers controlled their networks. Physical security and IT security were managed independently and operated in silos. Today, this model is no longer successful.

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence announced today the addition of Rite Aid.

Gas Monkey Security

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

Securing the Joint

Securing the Joint

Call it what you will, marijuana, cannabis, weed, Mary Jane or pot, it’s creating a whole new gold rush for entrepreneurs in an emerging industry, including security products and services.

Securing the High End

For retailers of high end consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, drones, digital cameras and fitness watches, the customer’s retail experience can be just as important as loss prevention.

Protecting the Puppets

The Center for Puppetry Arts commissioned Atlanta’s Operational Security Systems (OSS) to provide security including access control for both phases of the construction project. The challenge included many key components.

Data Capture

Data Capture

A large, outdoor shopping plaza located in a major city in Italy is home to a wide array of retailers, restaurants and kiosks designed to meet the varying needs of consumers across the region.

Holding Your Currency

Holding Your Currency

If you know GardaWorld, it’s likely because you’ve been behind one of their ubiquitous and hard to miss red and white armored trucks as they go about the business of being North America’s largest cash-handling service provider.

Profitability Strains

Profitability Strains

For most retailers, wholesalers and distributors, the space to store inventory is the largest, yet single cost of doing business.

Heads Up

Heads Up

The financial business is always evolving to meet the growing demands of customers, and organizations have shifted priorities significantly to provide the highest level of service and convenience.

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia in Orlando, Florida uses its good reputation to prevent crime at the facility.

Tackling Shrink

The winter holiday season is a highly anticipated double-edged sword for retailers. During this time period, brick-and-mortar stores earn a large chunk of annual revenue, and the aggregated sales statistics from big-box stores can often serve as a gauge for how the economy is faring overall.

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  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3