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An Eye on the Campus

An Eye on the Campus

Every day, tens of millions of parents entrust schools with their children’s safety and every day, those parents worry if that trust is misplaced. In addition to the frequent headlines about school shootings, children deal with other pressing issues at school, whether it’s bullying, drugs or harassment.

Solving Problems

Solving Problems

The industry is changing so rapidly that the following statement might seem bold but it’s true. No one wants to buy a camera.

Creating Cloud Platforms

Creating Cloud Platforms

Cloud technologies are giving people access through their mobile phones and other devices to a variety of new experiences, while making their workplaces smarter and more data-driven.

Going High Tech

With the added video capabilities, Manteno authorities can alert agencies north or south of town to be on the lookout for specific vehicles with good description details.

A Smart Security Program

A Smart Security Program

Northwestern Mutual operated several disparate security systems for access control, alarm management, intercom, video and visitor management. The new building project provided an opportunity to upgrade the security system and overall security program.

Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

By their very nature, terrorist attacks are unpredictable and predicated on surprise. Staying one step ahead by identifying vulnerable areas, and securing them, is critical to staving off vehicular attacks.



The Command Center of the Future

The Command Center of the Future

At the center of any government organization’s security operation stands its nucleus, arguably one of the most important pieces for overall functionality and efficiency: a command center or Security Operations Center (SOC).

Industry Focus

Stick ‘Em Up, Partner

The TSA is implementing some pretty amazing technology in order to improve explosives detection. In late August, the agency unveiled a state-of-theart advanced technology computed tomography (CT) checkpoint scanner for screening passengers and their baggage.

Simplicity and Flexibility

Simplicity and Flexibility

Wireless technology in the security space is on the cusp of becoming the new norm. For the past few years we’ve seen the adoption of the technology grow steadily as it continuously improves upon traditional security solutions.

Editor's Note

Focus on Protection

Good business is about partnerships. Our cover story in this issue comes from Jeff Huggins who has written about different examples of not only keeping people secure, but also offering protection.

Chegg Data Breach Affects 40 Million Customers

Chegg Data Breach Affects 40 Million Customers

The hack dates back to April 2018, and compromised information includes email addresses and passwords.

Mozilla Launches Data Breach Notification Service

Mozilla Launches Data Breach Notification Service

“Firefox Monitor” will allow users to check whether their personal information and passwords have been part of a data breach

Delta Air Lines to Launch Nation’s First Facial Recognition Airport Terminal

Delta Air Lines to Launch Nation’s First Facial Recognition Airport Terminal

The terminal will be deployed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and will allow travelers to use facial recognition instead of their passports to pass through checkpoints at the airport.

Tradeshow Brings Mixed Reviews

So, it all comes down to this. Today is the final day of the new GSX 2018, and the final tally should show a mixed review.

Live from GSX Day 3

Another busy day of GSX 2018 is in the books and with it came excited conversations, innovate products and streamlined solutions. With each booth I visited, I was excited by the new solutions and the potential deployments in the security space.

Apple’s New OS Has Severe Security Flaw

Apple’s New OS Has Severe Security Flaw

MacOS Mojave shipped with a bug that allows unauthorized access to a user’s private data.

Smarter, Not Harder

Each year at trade shows I like to identify common theme. Usually, I base this off of the conversations that I have in different booths throughout the the show. For GSX 2018, I talked with several companies who are in the business of working smarter, not harder. The kinds of buzz words I heard were: intelligent, artificial intelligence, smart, deep learning and machine learning.

Free VPNs are a Privacy Nightmare: Here

Free VPNs are a Privacy Nightmare: Here's Why

Understanding the details and the primary difference between free VPNs and paid ones.

Live from GSX: Day 3

Another busy day of GSX 2018 is in the books and with it came excited conversations, innovate products and streamlined solutions. With each booth I visited, I was excited by the new solutions and the potential deployments in the security space.

Campus Security Solutions at GSX

It is not a secret that campus security is the buzz word around events like GSX given the on-campus violence we have seen in the last year. Companies are putting their heads together and trying to figure out a better way to keep students, faculty and staff safer at K-12, universities, medical facilities, corporate campuses and more.

Axis Showcases Discreet Corner Surveillance, Bullet Cameras and More

In its continued vision to innovate for a smarter, safer world, Axis Communications announced a new innovation for discreet corner surveillance and its latest innovations in bullet cameras and multidirectional cameras will be showcased at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV, September 25-27.

Celebrating Humanity

There are plenty of great things to talk about when it comes to a security tradeshow; however, there may not be anything more important that people coming together for a common cause.

Viakoo Demonstrates Physical Security Compliance Solutions at GSX 2018

Viakoo, a provider of a proven means to proactively automate surveillance and access control system verification in the security industry, is demonstrating solutions to assist in proving and maintaining regulatory or organizational compliance at GSX 2018 (booth #2943).

OnSSI Demonstrates its Latest Ocularis VMS Solutions at GSX 2018

OnSSI, an industry leader in Video Management Software (VMS) solutions, is publicly debuting the latest enhancements to its powerful Ocularis 5.6 VMS platform and new RecOn5 Pre-loaded NVRs and Servers here at GSX 2018 (booth #2263).

3 Tips for a Productive GSX

It is easy to get lost in the midst of a large trade show, here are three tips to ensure you are getting the most from your trip.

Motorola Solutions Adds New Features to Ally Cloud-Based Security Software

Motorola Solutions recently announced new features for Ally, its cloud-based security software platform for enterprises in North America. Available now, the enhancements enable communication and real-time information-sharing for security teams.

Dortronics Features Latest Advancements in Door Control Solutions at GSX 2018

Dortronics, an industry leader in off-the-shelf and customized door control solutions, is showcasing the latest enhancements to its extensive product portfolio here at GSX 2018 (booth #714).

Boon Edam Demonstrates Powerful Intrusion Prevention at GSX 2018

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, is showcasing the company's continuing advances in technology and customer support in booth #1715 at the GSX (formerly ASIS) exhibition in Las Vegas, NV from September 25-27. With the launch of their new Interactive Troubleshooting Guides for Security Entrances, a range of new partner technology integrations and the growing adoption of anti-tailgating and anti-piggybacking entrances by Fortune 50 Global companies, the company is advancing its position as the market leader in the Americas in security entrance solutions

Digital Edition

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety