New Risk Edition of Tom’s Tek Tips Launches in D&D Daily

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Mar. 25, 2020) – Tom Meehan, CFI, chief strategy officer and chief information security officer at CONTROLTEK and author of the weekly mini-column Tom’s Tek Tips, published in D&D Daily, introduces a new edition on mitigating risk. Tom’s Tek Tips are bite-sized lessons on technology focusing on retail asset protection. Each tip is written so that it […]

Standardization to Bring Greater Transparency and Efficiency in Cash Logistics and Visibility

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. Cash logistics and visibility is critical to business. Packages sent to your home are tracked efficiently, so you know exactly where and how they move. Shouldn’t it be possible to track your money the same as your packages? I can track my Domino’s pizza from the oven […]

Your #1 Tool for Deterring Thieves: Why Physical Security Hygiene Matters

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. In trying to deter thieves, it helps to put yourself in their shoes and see the store environment as they do. Are burned-out lights in the parking lot? Are the cameras hanging by a wire or facing the ground? If so, it’s like hanging up a welcome […]

FaceApp Isn’t the Privacy Threat We Should Worry About

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. Recently in the news you probably saw, read, or heard something about FaceApp—a mobile application that takes a picture and uses artificial intelligence to change the age, hair color, facial structure, and other facial attributes. There has been a high degree of scrutiny around the app and […]

Using Artificial Intelligence to Catch Shoplifters in the Act

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. Artificial intelligence is a trending topic in both the tech and security industries, but how exactly can it help us in the retail loss prevention industry? Like most emerging technology, it has a lot of potential for growth—and a lot of potential for misconceptions. Artificial intelligence, commonly referred […]