Retail Security Resources

Best Practices for PIN & Passcode Management

In virtually all digital environments, passwords, codes and personal identification numbers (PINs) have merged as the veritable currency by which individuals gain access into a company's most critical systems. They also serve as the organization's first line of defense and are critical to the overall success of a security plan.…

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Card Skimming Attacks at Fuel Pumps & ATMs

With the increase in card skimming attacks in recent years, fuel stations and convenience stores alike are scrambling to find ways to alert, identify and prevent skimming attempts to protect their assets, their brands’ reputation and their customers’ financial data. Read more for foundational tactics for businesses looking to get started in…

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Implementing a Proactive Loss Prevention Strategy for the Holiday Season in a Retail Environment

For retailers, the holidays are synonymous with hot new items, enticing promotions and high foot traffic. However, security risks are at an all time high with the increase in activity, through shoplifting, fraud and internal shrink. Retailers should be proactive when it comes to creating a loss prevention strategy and protecting their inventory and…

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Effectively Leveraging Data Streams in Retail

For retailers, a lot has changed in recent years when it comes to the capabilities available in securing their businesses. Previously, premium security solutions with robust features were limited to costly and closed proprietary systems, making information sharing extremely difficult throughout an entire system’s framework. With the rapid advancement of…

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Functional Benefits of Migrating to Network-Based Video in a Retail Environment

The rise of IP-based and network-based video surveillance has proven to offer retailers an enhanced perspective and increasingly necessary insight into their businesses, achieving a quality in both evidentiary support and ease of access and use where analog surveillance systems often fall short. Network-based video is quickly becoming the launch…

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Managing Data Streams & Security in Retail Environments

With the rapid advancement of security, transaction, and tracking technologies and their extensive capabilities, progressive businesses have recognized the limitless opportunities available to harness crucial data with the potential to ultimately enhance the overall customer experience. This White Paper discusses the evolution of data analytics in the retail marketplace, the…

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Priority Response: Verified Alarms Deliver Faster Police and Retailers are Taking Notice

Security Info Watch / Security Dealer & Integrator, June, 2014. Priority Response: Verified Alarms Deliver Faster Police and Retailers are Taking Notice by Steve Walker STANLEY Security Vice President Customer Service. Click here to view on the Security Info Watch website    …

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Key Steps Towards Optimizing Your Perimeter Security

When it comes to Perimeter Security, your strategy should hinge upon a layered approach. However, with so many different types of technology and every location offering different environmental factors to consider, choosing the right security systems for your needs can be a daunting task. To help you make sense of…

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Mining Security Data for Operational Efficiencies White Paper

Recently, there has been a shift in the market of security technologies. ‘Data mining' is getting increasingly more effective and is helping retailers gain greater business intelligence. It is crucial for retailers to remain up-to-date and educated on this fairly new topic, which is being viewed as an evolutionary step…

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The New Meaning of EAS

For decades, EAS has had the same meaning: Electronic Article Surveillance. EAS systems have always been used to deter theft and protect against loss related to theft for retailers everywhere. STANLEY Security is changing the meaning of EAS, without changing the original purpose of the systems. With today’s technology, smart…

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Layering Security System Protection in a Retail Environment

Security system devices in the current retail environment are designed to provide physical protection. But, what if those systems become compromised? Is protection available and what type of protection? Can simple security systems – including alarm, access control and video systems – be turned into vulnerable access points to create operational…

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Q&A: Interview with a Vice President of Loss Prevention

STANLEY Security had the privileged opportunity to interview a Vice President of Loss Prevention with over 25 years of experience on what recent trends and changes he has seen in the retail security space. Check out his responses and download this article to learn about what one industry LP professional is…

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The Ins and Outs of Large Scale Retail Security Deployments

With frequent advancements in technology, as well as systems being refreshed in favor of large-scale, IP-based analytic solutions, many large retailers are required to manage these upgrades without interrupting the core revenue stream. As with any installation, planning is the key component to a successful deployment. Check out this article on…

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Biometrics Emerging in Mainstream Security

Biometric technologies have been around for a number of years, predominately used for access control and time and attendance. For commercial enterprise and business environments, biometric solutions can enhance security programs by merging physical and logical security into one solution. This enables companies to use the same credentials for both…

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