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Easy Ways To Prevent Retail Theft

It's no secret that retail theft is exploding. Thieves are picking off items in transit before they even get to retail stores. Once they make it to store shelves, they continue to be at risk of theft by both internal and external sources. When it comes to retail theft in stores, prevention is key. Stopping potential theft is always better than addressing it afterward. In this post, ITech Digital covers a couple of easy ways to prevent retail theft.

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5 Steps To Protect Your Vacant Commercial Property & How To Secure It

With the rise of vacant retail buildings and commercial properties, many landlords are faced with maintaining empty buildings for significant time until they are occupied or sold. But what are some ways to ensure your empty property is safe from intruders and disasters while you and your team are away? At ITech Digital, we've helped secure empty warehouses and commercial buildings and have listed a few ways to make sure your building is safe while you're away.

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Video Surveillance And Analytics Optimizes Retail Operations For 2022

When it comes to the term “video surveillance”, the first thought that comes to mind for many of us is that of security and visibility of theft. While crime prevention is undoubtedly a wise investment when retail theft is increasing across the country, is there more to the investment of video surveillance for retail than just crime prevention? And how can retailers maximize the ROI of their security camera investments?  

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Four Types Of Retail Theft And How To Solve Them

One of our more popular retail theft posts from 2015 covers 4 main pain points for store owners and how to address them. From POS theft to inventory shrinkage to slip and fall cases, each threat poses significant loss for retail stores and should not be ignored. This year, our team at ITech Digital wanted to review  these areas and also present possible solutions for retailers to consider in 2022. 

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Top 3 Retail Security Issues and Retail Security Solutions

When it comes to retail loss prevention, some traditional security issues continue to exist as well as emerging retail security issues. At Itech Digital, our retail customers in Indiana and across the U.S. talk about the evolving security issues they face. The good news is that technology is also evolving, which is innovating video surveillance and analytics solutions, creating a convergence between IT and physical security, and positioning you, as a retailer,  to proactively protect your business, product, and customers. In this article, we discuss the myriad retail security issues and the best retail security solutions. 

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Organized Crime & Retail Loss Prevention: What's Happening in Indiana?

At ITech Digital, we've noticed a concerning trend in retail crime. In fact, we posted about organized retail crime back in 2018. Since then, things have only escalated. Today, organized retail crime is at an all-time high and many store owners wonder what to do to prevent loss and protect their staff and customers. In this article, we offer some suggestions. 

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Emerging Technology and School Safety

We are now entering a time where technology makes schools (and other industries) "smarter." Innovative advancements create technologies that work together to manage risk, enhance security, and also invite conversations around ethics and privacy. In this article, ITech Digital reviews some of the emerging technology and weighs some of the benefits and potential costs of each.

 

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Secure Equipment Act Bans Major Chinese Security Products

The U.S. Senate passed the Secure Equipment Act in a unanimous vote this week. The vote positions the FCC to ban approvals of devices with radio frequency, which present national security risks. The manufacturers include the same list referenced in the 2019 NDAA: Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei, ZTE Corporation, and Hytera Communications Corporation, along with their subsidiaries and affiliates. This impacts more than 100 million video surveillance devices in the U.S. ITech Digital wants you to know the risk and alternatives to protect your business. 

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School Safety Funding Opportunities

Are you an Indiana School looking to use or secure funds for school safety initiatives? Fire and building security along with school resource officers immediately come to mind. However, mental health safety continues to evolve, too. Fortunately, funds exist to support your efforts to create safe spaces for students at all educational levels. In this post, ITech Digital reviews some available funding options, important dates, regulations, and specific steps to address each.

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What's the Best Security Solution for School Safety?

For school teachers and administrators in today's world, student and staff safety is a top priority. However, school safety is limited when you have disparate systems, such as metal detectors, door security, and video surveillance. As a security solutions integrator, ITech Digital understands the importance of security systems integration. This article examines how you can integrate individual system components into one platform, which allows greater insight and enhanced safety measures. 

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