Retail Surveillance and Security

Retail surveillance using network video solutions such as IP cameras helps protect a retail business from theft and inventory shrinkage. It can deter crime, reducing losses and creates a safer environment for staff and customers. This versatile technology can make numerous other positive contributions to the store’s operations besides loss prevention. For example, it can help store owners manage queues, count people and monitor flow control. It can provide information to support the development of better store layouts - via heat mapping and dwell time applications. Outside the store itself, network video can be connected to access control systems, or used for general surveillance of the building’s exterior and parking lot.

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GDPR polarises the enterprise as low awareness and confidence slows preparations among smaller businesses

GDPR polarises the enterprise as low awareness and confidence slows preparations among smaller businesses

Low confidence and a lack of awareness is hampering smaller businesses' preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with only a year until the May, 2018, deadline, according to a recent survey commissioned by data management company NetApp.

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

By Paul Evans, Managing Director at Redstor.

Among the vast amount of challenges that modern IT teams have to deal with on a daily basis, the risks posed by unstructured data can be critical. As well as opening environments up to the threat of data breach, organisations could be missing out on valuable insights by not knowing what data they have and where it sits.

Cyber threats a growing concern among citizens - more than one out of ten subject to data breaches

Cyber threats a growing concern among citizens - more than one out of ten subject to data breaches

Seven out of ten are worried about Internet security and more than one out of ten have been subject to data breaches, according to a new survey commissioned by software and services company Tieto.

Cyberbit to showcase ransomware training and simulation platform at Infosecurity Europe

Cyberbit to showcase ransomware training and simulation platform at Infosecurity Europe

Cyberbit, whose cybersecurity solutions protect many of the world's most sensitive systems, will demonstrate its Cyberbit Range platform at the Infosecurity Europe conference, 06-08 June, in Olympia, London.

BSI's Global Supply Chain Intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

BSI's Global Supply Chain Intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

In 2016 global supply chains continued to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks, with many of these issues provoked by one another. BSI noted multiple incidents that started out as a security, social responsibility, or a business continuity risk that cascaded into other supply chain issues.

Axis introduces comprehensive store optimisation and loss prevention solutions with retail focus

Axis introduces comprehensive store optimisation and loss prevention solutions with retail focus

Following the long-term partnership with and subsequent acquisition of the video analytics application company Cognimatics, Axis Communications, the network video solutions provider, has fully integrated Cognimatics applications with Axis network cameras, audio, and access control products.

Potential major takedown of an IoT manufacturer’s services or devices

Potential major takedown of an IoT manufacturer’s services or devices

By Laurence Pitt, Security Strategy Director, Juniper Networks.

In a recent blog I discussed the risks associated with IoT. If we look at information technology progress in the last 25 years, it seems that malware or data-theft quickly follows major technology milestones. Let's look at some examples:

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education, warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report.

How to avoid being lost in the IoT explosion

How to avoid being lost in the IoT explosion

By Jordan O'Connor, Technical Lead EMEA, SOTI.

IoT is having a profound effect on business. 57 per cent of all global businesses have adopted IoT practices and 72 per cent of those believe their company is more profitable since embracing IoT.

Cyberbit's new Endpoint Detection and Response release advances cybersecurity with adaptive, automated capabilities

Cyberbit's new Endpoint Detection and Response release advances cybersecurity with adaptive, automated capabilities

Cyberbit, the wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, has announced a new version of its adaptive Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platform, which now provides advanced and semi-automated threat hunting, centralised response capabilities, and an improved Software Developer Kit (SDK) for detection customisation.

Retail businesses need Retail Security to have their premises, stock, employees and customers protected in a safe and secure environment. Retail loss prevention is used by all types of retailers who are looking to reduce theft of goods and guard against loss of profit. Loss prevention can be through more traditional methods such as visible security measures in conjunction with technology such as CCTV and electronic sensor barriers.