Retail Security


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.

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.

  • How COVID-19 Has Revolutionized Aviation Security How COVID-19 Has Revolutionized Aviation Security

    In this episode of SecurPod, Ralph C. Jensen and Steve Karoly talk about the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes experienced in the aviation security vertical. The pandemic has changed society and our way of life. It has also brought about seismic changes.

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  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2021

    May June 2021

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