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Drivers and Implications

Drivers and Implications

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s when scientists and mathematicians essentially wanted to see if they could make machines think like humans. Since these early notions of AI, technology has advanced at a gradual rate.

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

There have been on-going discussions the past several years about how Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to modernize physical security systems and operations.

Safer Cities

Safer Cities

A lot has changed in cities around the globe in the last few years. According to the United States Census Bureau, population densities across the United States continue to shift from larger established metropolitan areas to smaller cities and into the suburbs. This is increasing the number of urban centers with sizeable populations.

Updates from the GSX 2021 Show Floor: Day 2

As I mentioned yesterday, GSX 2021 is my first foray into the world of security conferences and trade shows. And if Day 1 was the day I succeeded in not drowning, Day 2 was the day I managed to tread water and even swim a little bit.

Live From GSX: Day 2

Live From GSX 2021 is back for Day 2 of this year’s conference in Orlando, Fla., bringing the action straight to your screen. Remember to follow us on Twitter at @SecurToday for updates throughout the day.

Enhanced visitor management for a post-COVID world

Smarter and Stronger

In the past year and a half, the Coronavirus pandemic has proven to be a continuing challenge for the security industry as well as the workplace in general.

The Humorous Side to GSX

The Humorous Side to GSX

An upside to attending GSX this year there were some humorous observations.

GSX 2021: An Outsider’s Perspective

I’ve been the senior editor for Campus Security & Life Safety for a little under eight months. I don’t have much (read: any) previous security experience; my background is in journalism.



Live from GSX: Day 1

We’re Live From GSX 2021! The biggest names in the security industry are gathered in Orlando, Fla., and Security Today is here to keep you updated! Be sure to follow us on Twitter at SecEditors, SecurToday and CampusSecur for the latest updates!

An Odd Year for Tradeshows

An Odd Year for Tradeshows

Hoping there is a bit more action at GSX today considering the experience from the first day of this tradeshow yesterday.

The Science of Sherlock

The Science of Sherlock

Sherlock Holmes is known the world over for his amazing use of, induction, deduction, forensic science, elementary observation, and logic to successfully investigate and crack crime cases.

Report: Majority of Organizations Uncertain They Can Recover from a Ransomware Attack

Report: Majority of Organizations Uncertain They Can Recover from a Ransomware Attack

The Dell Technologies 2021 Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) findings reveal organizations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies such as cloud-native applications, Kubernetes containers and artificial intelligence.

Can’t-Miss Sessions from GSX 2021

Can’t-Miss Sessions from GSX 2021

Here at Security Today, we’re in the thick of getting ready for our big trip to Orlando, Fla., for GSX 2021. There’s so much to do and see that the sheer number of options might seem overwhelming..

Live From GSX 2021: Pre-Show Update

GSX 2021 in Orlando, Fla., kicks off on Monday, and Security Today is here to bring the show floor experience straight to your living room.

We Have Arrived

We Have Arrived

Earlier this year, July, ISC West was an abbreviated tradeshow but seemed to be quite successful in terms of visitors, exhibitors and a trove of new products. We have landed in Orlando and looking forward to more of the same

HID Global Expands Physical Access Control Credential Choice with Industry’s Most Feature-Rich MIFARE® DESFire® Product-Based Credential

Users of secure credential technologies increasingly want more choices so they can meet the specific needs of a growing variety of applications.

Report: US Video Surveillance Market to Surpass $21.8 Billion by 2026

Report: US Video Surveillance Market to Surpass $21.8 Billion by 2026

The United States video surveillance system market was valued at $10.99 billion in 2020, and it is expected to reach $21.86 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 12.2% during the period of 2021-2026.

ASSA ABLOY to Showcase Solutions for Creating Safe, Healthy Spaces at GSX 2021

ASSA ABLOY’s presence at the 2021 Global Security Exchange (GSX) will focus on helping attendees identify opportunities to improve the safety, security and health of their facilities. Visit Booth #1353 to see the latest innovations in comprehensive door security and access control.

Alcala Tasked with Growing Farpointe Data's North American Sales

Farpointe Data has announced that long time employee Francisco Alcala has been promoted to sales manager North America.

Iris ID Looks at Growing Federal Government Use of Iris Biometrics 

Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Report: Smart Home Market Poised for Strong Growth

Report: Smart Home Market Poised for Strong Growth

Despite a turbulent 2020, the smart home market is poised for exceptional growth as the industry aims to bring intelligence to ‘not-so-smart’ smart homes, according to research group Omdia.

LifeSafety Power Receives LenelS2 Factory Certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

LifeSafety Power® has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).

Moving the Needle

Moving the Needle

Video storage has come a long way since its simplistic and inflexible early days. Before more intuitive, scalable, and reliable systems emerged, customers purchased hardware from storage vendors and built their storage infrastructure based on their immediate needs.

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don't Care, or Aren't Sure if they Care, if the AI Used in their Video Security is Biased

Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, recently published a research report that found organizations are more concerned about their Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered video surveillance system's ability to deter crime than any potential bias issues.

Live From GSX 2021 Preview

The Security Today team is headed to GSX 2021 to keep you updated on this year’s action! The conference is scheduled from Monday, Sept. 27, to Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Orlando, Fla. Several members of our staff—including editor-in-chief Ralph Jensen, ad director Brian Rendine and I—will be there live and in-person to share the latest developments in security products and innovations.

Mission 500, COPS Monitoring Go Above, and Beyond

True to form, the awesome staff at Mission 500 have put together an opportunity to outfit students at Crosspointe Elementary with essential supplies and notes of encouragement to kick off another successful school year.

What to See at GSX 2021

What to See at GSX 2021

GSX 2021 in Orlando, Fla., is coming up fast! Hundreds of exhibitors from every corner of the security industry will be gathering between Monday, Sept. 27, and Wednesday, Sept. 29, to present the latest and greatest innovations

Vicon Accelerates Growth Strategy with Key Leadership Hires

Vicon Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as regional sales managers. The appointments follow several other key additions to the Vicon team.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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    November / December 2021

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