Content about National security

February 6, 2014

Increasingly, commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and other building management systems in retail stores are connected to the Internet. And as recent events have shown, such systems (often called “smart systems”) also raise big security implications.

January 7, 2014

On Nov. 4, 2013, a man with a rifle walked into a mall just before closing time and fired several shots into the air. The gunfire terrified shoppers at the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J., and sparked a massive police response, followed by a tense six hours as cops searched for the gunman and evacuated panicked employees and customers. The gunman eventually shot himself in the head in a secluded part of the 2.1 million-sq.-ft. mall.

February 21, 2013

Managing and classifying enterprise data is the number one security and privacy area in need of improvement, and remains a major challenge for IT departments, according to a survey about IT risk factors for 2013 published by global consulting firm Protiviti.

January 4, 2013

By Craig Szklany and Mark Stier, Tyco Retail Solutions

October 25, 2012

Eager to make more effective business decisions, many retailers are reevaluating their business intelligence strategies. With a renewed focus on breaking down enterprise-wide silos, retailers are making a move to the next generation of BI, which includes giving line and store managers access to predictive analytics tools and multifunctional views of data.

February 22, 2012

Video surveillance is undergoing a major change as analog systems are replaced with high-definition, high-megapixel cameras and NVRs (network video recorders). Chain Store Age spoke with Keith Marett, VP marketing and communications for Avigilon, a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, about the shift from analog to digital systems.

What are the latest trends in video surveillance?

November 23, 2011

By Todd Feinman, Identity Finder

October 12, 2011

Research released Wednesday by PwC found that retail and consumer executives are spending less on security due to insufficient capital, but that they maintain confidence in their information security, despite an increase in security incidents.

September 29, 2011

North American Video said Thursday that it has begun servicing and maintenance of the video surveillance systems in all retail outlets across The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co.

March 31, 2011

Patriot Place shopping center, located in Foxborough, Mass., announced that Charming Charlie boutique opened March 31, its first location in Massachusetts.

February 1, 2011

Retail is an evolving business that must constantly adapt to changing consumer demands, technologies and economic and demographic trends.

January 24, 2011

By Rick Caccia, info@arcsight.com

October 31, 2010

Specialty apparel retailer Express found itself in a technology quandary in 2007 when it...

August 30, 2010

QuantiSense announced that the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has selected its retail analytic and...

March 18, 2010

A racial comment made over the public-address system at a Walmart store in Washington Township...

November 30, 2007

The issues confronting retailing regarding new security regulations are daunting, to say the least and...

December 31, 2006

When a trailer was stolen from one of Mattress Firm’s distribution centers, the chain was...

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