Retail Security


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.

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.

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.

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.

Gemalto and STMicroelectronics Partner to Develop Secure Solutions for NFC Applications

The partnership aims to deliver solutions that will meet the strong global demand for NFC-based services.

Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. Selects Envysion as Exclusive Video Surveillance Provider

Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp., which operates 120 salad buffet-style restaurants under the Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes brands, will use Envysion's point-of-sale (POS) integrated video surveillance to scale the capabilities of its loss-prevention department and leverage business insights to improve operational performance.

Vector Security's 2011 LPF Scholarship Program Receives Record Number of Entries

If the adage “the third time’s the charm” is accurate as a predictor of what will come, it certainly held true when it came to the results of Vector Security’s 2011 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarship program.

Fast Food Operator Chooses Envysion Managed Video As A Service Technology

Envysion Inc. recently announced that OTAC Inc. has selected Envysion as its exclusive video provider and is deploying the company's Envysion Insight solution to all existing locations.

Free App Helps Online Shoppers Avoid Fake or Compromised Shopping Sites

Zscaler has released Safe Shopping, a free Firefox plugin that consumers can download to protect them from fake and compromised online stores.

Equipment Need a Lift?

Burglary, internal theft, larceny and fraud: These and a host of other security threats are likely here to stay. So it should be no surprise that Kroll’s 2010 Global Fraud Report shows marked increases in IT security (19 percent) and physical asset security (15 percent) investments in the retail, wholesale and distribution sectors. The good news? Proactive measures are helping to reduce losses.

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    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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    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

  • 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

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    Connect ONE®

    Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation. 3