Content about Public safety

April 3, 2014

Family Dollar is rolling out electronic article surveillance (EAS) loss prevention technology from Checkpoint Systems across the retailer's more than 8,000 stores nationwide.

March 31, 2014

Information security firm Trustwave Holdings Inc., which is being sued in connection with the Target Corp. data breach, is denying that it managed data security for Target.

March 5, 2014

Target Corp.’s chief information office, Beth Jacob, is resigning, effective Wednesday, as the retailer continues to deal with the fallout from its widespread data breach.

February 11, 2014

The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, a combined effort of the FBI, Secret Service, intelligence agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security, has released a report stating there is no evidence that recent data breaches in the computer networks of U.S., retailers are a deliberate attack on the U.S., economy.

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.

November 15, 2013

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing $1 million to the Red Cross and Save the Children for emergency relief efforts in response to needs created by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

May 30, 2013

The Home Depot announced a single-day effort to prepare residents in storm-prone regions for the upcoming hurricane season.

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

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.

August 22, 2011

While retailers continue to beef up computer security, hackers continue to find ways to circumvent even the most sophisticated cyber-blockades. And the threat is not only hackers or rogue employees maliciously liberating private information: Data breaches occur when sensitive information is improperly disposed of and tossed in the trash or lost when a laptop or other portable electronic device is mislaid by or stolen from a well-meaning employee. This not only impacts your customers but can damage a company’s reputation and bottom line.


February 1, 2011

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

October 31, 2010

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

September 19, 2010

Tripwire, leading provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions, announced Monday that K-VA-T Food...

March 18, 2010

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

September 8, 2008

The electronic outdoor signs that so many Walgreens locations use to advertise weekly specials will...

April 30, 2008

“Wow!” That was my exact reaction when I read that Hannaford Bros. became the...

February 17, 2008

Target Corp. said it will patrol the parking lots of some of its stores with...

November 30, 2007

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

August 31, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons...

August 30, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons is...

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