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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Shutting out hackers as retailers harvest more data in the e-commerce boom

Shutting out hackers as retailers harvest more data in the e-commerce boom

Retailers are handling increasing amounts of customer data as they bolster online operations. Lewis Johnstone, products and solutions specialist at Brother UK, outlines how firms can keep this data secure by shutting an overlooked back door into networks through insufficient print security.

Data loss prevention: Artificial intelligence vs. human insight

Data loss prevention: Artificial intelligence vs. human insight

The cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve as cyber criminals become ever more sophisticated, and digital security tools accelerate to mitigate the risks as much as possible. 2020 presented even more opportunities for hackers to strike, for example, using email phishing scams such as purporting to be authentic PPE providers, or from HMRC to dupe unsuspecting victims. More recently we have seen how phishers are now using the vaccine rollout to trick people into paying for fake vaccines.

The integration imperative for XDR

The integration imperative for XDR

Large security vendors with XDR offerings position their solution as integrating their own set of products which may include a couple of third-party products already part of their suite and providing a central screen or single pane of glass to be able to see all the data. But that raises some important questions:

LogRhythm acquires threat detection platform MistNet

LogRhythm acquires threat detection platform MistNet

LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), has acquired MistNet, a cloud-based analytics platform that is delivers network visibility and threat detection.

How AI Video Surveillance is Transforming the Retail Customer experience

How AI Video Surveillance is Transforming the Retail Customer experience

By Isik Onal Korpe, freelance writer.

Artificial intelligence technologies, which in recent years have made major changes in the world of digital marketing, continue to offer high hopes for several sectors today.

Considering A Business Migration: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Considering A Business Migration: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

By James Daniels, freelance writer

Many businesses have made the jump to the cloud in recent years, and even more, are now doing this in 2021 as a result of the pandemic forcing workforces to work from home. This is intelligent as the cloud is now the best way to do business, particularly with so many people working remotely, which can bring a multitude of benefits.

Heald partners with German security firm

Heald partners with German security firm

Heald Ltd, the UK-based designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has entered into a partnership with German security firm truckBloc GmbH.

Five ways to ensure cyber security this Christmas

Five ways to ensure cyber security this Christmas

Web hosting company Fasthosts offers its top five tips for keeping customers secure this Christmas.

40% of small business employees worried they’ll be blamed for data breaches at work

40% of small business employees worried they’ll be blamed for data breaches at work

Avast (LSE:AVST), the digital security and privacy products provider, has found that almost 40% of small business employees think that a staff member who unknowingly clicks a malicious link would be held personally responsible for a data breach, which could be encouraging employees to keep quiet rather than flagging a potential threat.

Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

By Orly Bar Lev, Cybersecurity expert, Mimecast.

The holiday season is fast approaching, and consumers are turning to online websites to they make purchases– leaving them exposed to fake websites impersonating legitimate brands consumers know and love.

Retail Surveillance and Security

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.

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