Panasonic unveils next-gen surveillance camera platform

Panasonic has announced the availability of its new 3 Series camera platform. Built on the same UniPhier LSI platform as its flagship 6 Series camera line, 3 Series cameras provide high-definition capabilities with an objective of keeping customers and employees...

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Redecorating with loss prevention

A good loss prevention program starts with an assessment of the current processes in operation.

Crime prevention – The power of a flower

Crime Prevention through Environmental Design relies on the ability to deter criminal acts.

Mom-and-pop shops targeted by cyber thieves

A Wall Street Journal article, Hackers Shift Attacks to Small Firms, has many more people paying attention to security issues, and for those of us in the security industry, we welcome the shift in attitude. As a security provider, we...

Burglary prevention tips

Restaurant owners face many assaults on their businesses. The perpetual rise of commodity prices, unexplained inventory shortages, labor issues, and the constant threat of robbery and internal thefts are everyday threats.

Rising food costs: The late night exchange

“Pizza, pizza, pizza! Everyday it’s pizza! I get so tired of the pizza that I eat for free as a benefit of working here. So, with a little ingenuity, our late night crew now gets a little variety in our diet.

Employee theft – A trio succumbs to the “triangle”

Losses to restaurants can occur from just about anywhere. We talk about cash stolen from registers and from customers by a multitude of internal fraud schemes.

Holiday business crime prevention tips

Typically crime increases during the holiday season, and stores and restaurants are not exempt. Unfortunately, dishonest people and criminals are attracted to cash businesses and resort to robbery, burglary, shoplifting, credit and gift card fraud, embezzlement, and theft. The following...

Ten technologies that make for better business

These wide-ranging solutions tackle issues both timeless and trendy.   

Ten technologies that make for better business

These wide-ranging solutions tackle issues both timeless and trendy.   

How fast casual operators can mitigate risk

New technologies and attitudes can help operators win the war against employee theft.

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NEWS


Five Guys Arkansas deploys MobileCamViewer

The director of surveillance operations at several Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in Arkansas has deployed the MobileCamViewer mobile surveillance app from mobiDEOS to monitor operations at restaurants there. “I can’t be in all restaurants all the time, but...

Qdoba continues Envysion deployment

Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS), has announced that Qdoba Mexican Grill has reached its 250th site on the Envysion platform. Qdoba has expanded video usage to hundreds of users throughout the company to improve...

Envysion selected as 2011 Red Herring Global Award finalist

Louisville, Colo.-based Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) for the restaurant and retail industries, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2011 Top 100 Global award. The award recognizes and honors the year's...

Radiant Systems launches additional security services

Radiant Systems Inc. has launched Radiant Security Services, a new set of products and services designed to help restaurant and retail operators build a layered defense against criminal tactics targeted at the theft of consumer data. The Radiant Security Services...

McAlister's Deli partners with SecureConnect for PCI compliance

Originally using BHI SecureConnect for firewall and Wi-Fi Hotspot services only, McAlister's Deli has re-evaluated its needs and is now implementing a customized PCI compliance solution from BHI SecureConnect in both its corporate and franchise restaurants. "In the past, we...

McAlister's Deli partners with SecureConnect for PCI compliance

Originally using BHI SecureConnect for firewall and Wi-Fi Hotspot services only, McAlister's Deli has re-evaluated its needs and is now implementing a customized PCI compliance solution from BHI SecureConnect in both its corporate and franchise restaurants. "In the past, we...

Bombay Bowl selects Envysion's Video as a Service solution

Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS), has announced that Bombay Bowl has selected Envysion's Insight managed video solution to help drive improvement in both the company's operations and customer experience. "Envysion Insight provides our organization...

Bombay Bowl selects Envysion's Video as a Service solution

Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS), has announced that Bombay Bowl has selected Envysion's Insight managed video solution to help drive improvement in both the company's operations and customer experience. "Envysion Insight provides our organization...

New fast casual blog highlights quick-change scams

A new blog titled Fast Casual-ty tracks one employee's experiences as a worker in a fast casual restaurant. The first entry highlights a quick-change scam in which the employee was tricked into giving more change than necessary.

Qdoba Mexican Grill implements Fortinet security solution

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Network security provider Fortinet has announced that Qdoba Mexican Grill has deployed Fortinet's FortiGate multi-threat appliances for firewall, virtual private network (VPN) and Web content filtering at its headquarters and 140 corporate-owned restaurant locations nationwide.

ASK THE EXPERTS: Preventing card data breaches

In late October, Heartland Payment Systems, a Princeton, N.J.-based company that provides payment processing for roughly 200,000 U.S. businesses, was contacted by Visa and MasterCard about reports of fraudulent activity taking place on cards it had processed.

ASK THE EXPERTS: What is PCI?

Deadlines are looming as retailers and restaurants gear up for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance.

New research: Foodservice leads card-data attacks

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — New research from global payment security consultancy Trustwave analyzes the most common methods and targets of recent card breach incidents, and the results may surprise merchants.

Ziggi's Coffee House, Envysion partner

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Envysion Inc., provider of web-based video management for surveillance and operational improvement, has announced that Ziggi's Coffee House of Longmont, Colo., has selected Envysion as its exclusive video provider. Envysion Video is a web-based video-management service that...

DTT ranked 24th among security providers

LOS ANGELES — Inc. Magazine has ranked DTT Surveillance No.

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