Magazine Article | June 20, 2016

New Risks, New Resources

By Matt Pillar, senior executive editor, Innovative Retail Technologies

July Innovative Retail Technologies

From cyber security to violent crime, mounting risks in retail require collaborative, innovative resource allocation.

Securing the store was never easy, but it sure used to be a lot simpler. Today’s retail security professional faces challenges far beyond the protection of cash wraps and merchandise. Prevention of violence as well as cybercrime and management have become top-of-mind concerns in the LP department, and they require a new level of security innovation and collaboration. Here, Hedgie Bartol, business development manager at Axis, and Bill Fitzhenry, SVP of commercial sales at Securitas Electronic Security, weigh in on the new realities of retail risk.