Loss prevention professionals talk a lot about cyber security risks these days. But it’s for a good reason: more and more retail security devices (surveillance cameras, access-control systems) are now highly connected as part of the vast network of Internet of Things. They’re designed to circumvent security vulnerabilities, not introduce Read More
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At ASIS 2017 (Booth 3133), Viakoo is showcasing the ability to help ensure compliance with physical security controls in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) using the company’s Viakoo Predictive solution. PCI DSS compliance is required for any organization that stores, processes or transmits cardholder’s data.
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There may be no better symbol of the nation’s modern, high-tech military—not to mention US military might—as its fleet of predator drones. So it surely caused a few red faces at the Pentagon when it was discovered that insurgents in both Afghanistan and Iraq had used $26 software to intercept Read More
The focus of our next benchmarking survey will be data analytics. In our survey of loss prevention practitioners, this topic was ranked second highest after emerging technologies in terms of interest.
Prior to undertaking the survey, we thought it important to first map out what the term “data analytics” may mean Read More
When it comes to physical fitness, it’s important to build a strong core foundation. A strong core gives you that coveted beach body, but it’s also important to overall health. The core is the body’s powerhouse and is important for balance and stability. It facilitates movement and keeps your organs Read More
Detex introduces a maximum security, multipoint lock so big and strong that it stands up to assault by the bad guys and reduces employee and customer theft.
Exclusive to Detex, the ECL-230X-TDB is a heavy-duty, easy-to-install, three-bolt, multipoint lock. Its construction takes panic hardware to a whole new level of toughness Read More
When was the last time you thought about the integrity and function of your fire alarm and security systems? Have you ever considered what would happen if your life-safety and security systems didn’t work properly in the event of an emergency? If a fire occurs, you expect all systems will Read More
The performance of electronic security systems is critical to loss prevention. First, they do a lot of the department’s heavy lifting—performing vital operations like surveillance, fire and intrusion detection, and RFID access control. And a new system or an upgrade doesn’t come cheap, which is a second reason why you Read More
The authors had the privilege of working for a relatively small “blue ocean” beverage company called Starbucks Coffee in the nineties. A key strategic question often posed by then CEO and Chairman of the Board Howard Schultz was, “How do you get big but stay small?” Starbucks then was the Read More
Open System Design Protects High-Theft Products While Enhancing the Customer Experience (Southern Imperial)
When combating shrink, it’s important for retailers to pursue common-sense solutions in their stores. Many loss prevention products in the market today are closed systems that keep merchandise under lock and key, which can have as dramatic of an impact on sales as product theft. Also, many loss prevention products Read More