In retail, brick-and-mortar stores experience loss or shrink due to shoplifting, fraud, employee theft and human error. To mitigate against this, many have dedicated loss prevention (LP) personnel who use a variety of tools, including in-store video surveillance systems and point of sale (POS) systems, to deter and investigate theft. But, despite the continued best efforts of LP teams, shrink is on the rise.
Both turnstiles and doors are being integrated with advanced electronic access control, video surveillance and other intrusion sensors to provide enhanced security and cost-effective operational management options that help save on manned guard resources and offer real-time analytics. However, revolving doors and turnstiles are subject to special code requirements that are different than codes for swinging or sliding doors to ensure the safety of building occupants if emergency evacuation is necessary.
How is the enterprise security industry working to keep facilities and employees safe? What new challenges do you face each day, particularly as employees work from home offices? In new research, Security Magazine and Clear Seas Research, a BNP Media company, examines the impact of the pandemic on the industry.
Which security conferences have been canceled, postponed or going virtual in 2020 due to the coronavirus? Here is a list of security conferences for cybersecurity and physical security professionals, that are still proceeding as planned, going virtual or that have been postponed or canceled.
Securitas Security Services USA is adding nearly 1,000 new jobs across the state in key areas such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, San Fernando Valley, Central Valley and the Inland Empire. Its current California workforce includes 15,000 security professionals.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot is appointing David O. Brown, former Police Chief of the Dallas Police Department, to serve as the next Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department pending City Council approval.
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and enterprise security's response. How has the pandemic changed business continuity plans, and what lessons have been learned? Also this month, we profile Chris Hallenbeck, CISO at Tanium, his view on metrics and information security. In addition, security experts discuss video analytics, how to make AI work within your cyber strategy and more.