The Retail category is a collection of news, analysis, and other information relevant to security professionals who work in or provide services to the Retail market. It covers issues pertaining to security management, loss prevention as well as security technology deployments in stores, warehouses and the retail supply chain as a whole.
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Cannabis Security

How data is changing cannabis security

March 21, 2024
Day-to-day threats to cannabis operations are evolving, meaning that risk levels at various locations fluctuate
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Cannabis Security

Public-private partnerships within the cannabis industry

Jan. 25, 2024
A collaborative approach is an opportunity to significantly improve public safety
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Cannabis Security

Cannabis industry experts share insights for securing and managing risks to facilities

Jan. 25, 2024
SecurityInfoWatch, Genetec and SIA cannabis security breakfast panel at ISC East features solutions to growing challenges
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How fraud defenses’ predictions get predicted

Jan. 19, 2024
Business leaders must recognize that fraud actors are not a static threat and are constantly evolving

Microsoft joins forces with industry-leading partners to launch Retail Cloud Alliance

Jan. 10, 2024
The program's core mission is to educate retailers about the transformative impact of cloud technology.
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Consumerization of AI-Enabled Fraud: Impact on Cybercrime

Dec. 27, 2023
The crux of modern cybersecurity challenges lies in combating AI-architected attacks with equally potent AI-powered cybersecurity solutions.

FTC blames Rite Aid for ‘reckless’ AI facial recognition, bans use

The FTC said Tuesday the retailer “failed to implement reasonable procedures and prevent harm to consumers” in its use of the technology in hundreds of stores."

Security DNA Podcast Recap: The importance of enterprise risk management platforms

Dec. 19, 2023
Lynn Mattice, President and Founder of the National Economic Security Alliance (NESA), discusses the importance of comprehensive risk management platforms and how organizations...

Yorkdale Shopping Centre enhances luxury shopping experience with Genetec Security Center

Dec. 18, 2023
With the Genetec platform, the security team at Yorkdale has been able to enhance operational efficiency, better collaborate with local police, and take a more proactive security...
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NRF asks U.S. lawmakers to step up on organized retail crime

Dec. 15, 2023
The National Retail Federation declared support for the implementation and passing of bipartisan legislation that targets organized retail crime with a more dedicated focus.

Nearly two-thirds of retail workers are worried about personal safety this holiday season

Dec. 11, 2023
The survey’s U.S. respondents reported that petty theft, grab-and-run incidents and hostile customer interactions have increased in their stores over the past year.
Ranger Guard
“There’s been a great increase of people wanting security just to have that increased warmth and welcome, so people feel comfortable going somewhere,' says Jonah Nathan, Vice President of Houston, Texas-based security company Ranger Guard.
Security Executives

As police forces struggle, can private security industry seize the moment?

Dec. 8, 2023
Private security forces may be more needed than ever as public police departments struggle with recruitment, retirements, high costs for wages and equipment and anti-police sentiment...