Plastic clip tags, magnetic strips, RFID chips and ink tags reduce clothing theft in retail stores. Some manufacturers also embed their own customized security tag when the clothes are made. The cashier deactivates the t... More »

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An electronic article surveillance system is a type of counter-theft protection measure used in retail settings that includes a small sensor or tag on merchandise which alerts the store if a customer carries it off of th... More »

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Magnetic based security ink tags can be removed by using a special device called a magnetic detacher, which disengages the locking mechanism that fastens the item to the tag. This tool safely releases the security pin wi... More »

Two common types of store security tags are RFID tags, which use a radio frequency, and ink tags, which burst and spray ink if a special tool is not used to remove them. These tags must be deactivated or removed by store... More »

Some benefits of computer security systems for businesses include protecting the information that exists on company machines, preventing unwanted third parties from accessing sensitive information, and maintaining produc... More »

The Federal Trade Commission requires most types of manufactured clothing sold in the United States to have an attached tag that details care instructions. Some garments are exempt from this rule, including shoes, belts,... More »

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RFID tags work by absorbing the radio frequency energy from a scanner and using that energy to respond with data. The simplest passive tag consists of an antenna and chip containing encoded data, and its only power sourc... More »

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